Couple Killed After Getting Dragged Under A Bus Near Genting Highlands

The female victim died six hours after her husband did.

Cover image via Channel NewsAsia

Yesterday, 28 February, a man was killed on the spot in a collision between two buses and a motorcycle near Genting Highlands

According to China Press, a tour bus lost control before it grazed another bus while skidding onto the opposite lane. The bus then collided head-on with a motorcycle ridden by a couple.

The couple, together with their motorcycle, was dragged under the bus for a few metres into a drain.

Eight out of 46 passengers on both buses sustained minor injuries, while the husband on the motorcycle died on the spot.

Image via 8TV News

The man's wife, who was seriously injured, was sent to the Kuala Kubu Bharu Hospital for treatment before she passed away

China Press reported that the hospital spent six hours trying to save her life before she died at around 8.30pm yesterday.

Other victims were also treated at the same hospital. 

One of the victims getting treated by medical personnel.

Image via 8TV News

Drivers of both buses involved in the accident were detained and arranged for urine tests

Channel NewsAsia reported that both drivers were tested negative for drugs. 

Hulu Selangor police chief suuperintendant Lim Bak Phai said that the accident will be investigated under Section 41 of the Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death by reckless or dangerous driving.

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