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KTM Train Crashes Into A Cement Mixer Truck That Drove Onto The Tracks In Klang

The driver had ignored the railway guard's instructions.

Cover image via Kosmo!

A Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) locomotive train was captured on video crashing into a cement mixer truck in Port Klang yesterday, 1 October

Image via Kosmo!

The collision caused the truck to overturn and spill cement all over the area at Kampung Tersusun Mawai Baru. The train's front engine was also damaged, Kosmo! reported.

An 18-second video of the incident went viral on social media.

The truck driver reportedly ignored the KTM railway guard's instructions and drove over the tracks

According to New Straits Times, the 34-year-old was allegedly rushing to the construction site located opposite the tracks.

Image via Kosmo!/ImgFlip

Fortunately, both the truck driver and the 58-year-old KTM train driver were not injured from the incident.

KTMB corporate communications head Ahmad Asri Khalbi told New Straits Times, "We are still investigating how the incident happened and whether it is a railway crossing."

The case is being investigated under the Railway Act 1991.

Watch the video below:

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Posted by Kosmo Online on Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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