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Friday October 23, 2009

MPV plunges onto railway tracks

Topsy turvy: The vehicle lying upside down on the railway tracks in the accident in Subang Jaya yesterday. - Bernama

PETALING JAYA: Two men suffered broken arms after the multipurpose vehicle they were in flew off the road and landed on railway tracks in Subang Jaya.

It is learnt that the two, aged 32 and 45, were on their way to work and turning off the Federal Highway into Subang Jaya when the accident occurred.

A train headed their way had just stopped at Subang Jaya KTM Komuter station 500m away. The train driver alerted the control centre of the incident.

KTM Central Operation Manager Rusli Md Nor said the train services were disrupted and all trains were delayed by 15 minutes.

The vehicle was only removed from the track three hours later and service was restored at about 10.40am.

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