14 injured in three-vehicle PLUS accident (Video)

06 Dec 2017 / 14:24 H.

GOPENG: Fourteen people, including 12 bus passengers, were injured in a three-vehicle pile up on the north bound lane at Km294.7 of the North-South Expressway here today.
Fire and Rescue Department operations officer S. Ganesan said according to an eyewitness, the driver of the double-decker express bus rammed his vehicle into the back of a trailer transporting a consignment of papers.
At this juncture an empty container lorry which was unable to stop, smashed into the right side of the bus.
"Firemen who arrived at the scene after receiving a distress call at about 5.40am found three male and nine female passengers still trapped in the bus with serious injuries.
"The injured bus driver managed to pull himself out of the wreckage," he added.
The container lorry driver who was trapped in the vehicle also sustained injuries.
The victims were sent to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh.
The driver and passenger of the trailer were not injured in the incident.

Below is a video of the scene at the place where the accident took place:


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