Two-day remand for bus driver in accident that killed delivery boy

  • Nation
  • Friday, 08 Nov 2019

BALIK PULAU: Police have obtained a remand order against a bus driver whose vehicle rammed several vehicles at Persiaran Kelicap on Thursday (Nov 7), leaving one dead and several others injured.

The two-day remand order against the 49-year-old man was issued by Magistrate Ahmad Tajudin Zain to assist in the police investigation under Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drug Act 1952.

Southwest district OCPD Superintendent A.A. Anbalagan said the 49-year-old driver would be remanded for two days.

In the incident, a 16-year-old, part-time pizza delivery boy was killed instantly after the bus driven by the man rammed into several vehicles, including the boy's motorcycle, at the traffic light junction on Jalan Kelicap near Setia Triangle Bayan Lepas.

Several others were also injured in the 6.30pm incident.

The case is being investigated under Section 44 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

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