Penang Bridge crash: Wreckage of SUV found


  • Nation
  • Monday, 21 Jan 2019

Rescue teams pictured here searching the sea bed near the Penang Bridge for the missing SUV.

BUTTERWORTH: Rescuers have found the wreckage of the sport utility vehicle (SUV) which fell off the Penang Bridge and are working to secure and retrieve it.

"We have found the car near Pillar 34 of the Penang Bridge, said state exco Phee Boon Poh on Monday (Jan 21).

"Divers are now diving in to secure and bring up the car," he said.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as college student Moey Yun Peng, 20.

The SUV plunged into the sea after a collision with a black car at 2.54am on Sunday (Jan 20).

It is not yet known if there is any victim still in the vehicle.

More to come

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