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STAR : 18 injured as tourist bus crashes

Friday September 3, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: A tourist bus from Genting Highlands skidded and crashed at KM35.1 of the Karak Highway, leaving 18 people injured.

Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Abdul Rahim Abdullah said the incident occurred at 4.30pm yesterday as the bus was driving through heavy rain towards Kuala Lumpur.

“The wet conditions caused the bus to skid. The bus fell on its left side and blocked two lanes,” he said, adding there were 25 passengers on the bus.

It is learnt the bus driver was thrown out of the bus from the impact of the crash and suffered serious injuries.

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