Penang Bridge crash: Traffic jam to worsen as recovery efforts continue

GEORGE TOWN: Traffic on the Penang Bridge is already at a standstill and is expected to worsen, especially for mainland-bound commuters during peak hour as efforts to recover the wreckage a sports utility vehicle continue.

Only one of the three lanes on the mainland-bound route is open to traffic since 2pm Tuesday (Jan 22).

This is the third day of the search and rescue operation, which involves 156 people.

On Sunday (Jan 20), Moey Yun Peng, the driver of SUV, lost control of his vehicle after being hit by a car before plunging off the bridge at 2.54am.

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