[BREAKING] Konsortium Bus Plunges Into Ravine Near Gua Tempurung

The bus heading north on the North-South highway on 17 March 2014, plunged into a ravine near Gua Tempurung, Gopeng, Perak when avoiding a vehicle.

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A Konsortium Bus Driver Veered Off The North-South Expressway On 17 March 2014 When He Tried Avoiding A Vehicle

The accident happened at KM301.5 of the North-South highway

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An express bus fell into a nine metre-deep ravine after veering off the North-South Expressway near Gua Tempurung in Gopeng.

"Initial investigations show that the bus driver could have lost control of the vehicle while trying to avoid a vehicle, which had skidded, in front of it.

The Bus Driver Was Instantly Killed While Two Passengers Sustained Serious Injuries

The bus veered into a ravine near Gua Tempurung gopeng when the bus driver lost control

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Kampar OCPD Supt Ng Kong Soon said the driver of the Expres Konsortium bus was killed instantly while two passengers were left seriously injured as a result of the incident at KM301.5 of the expressway, at about 4.25pm on Monday.

Supt Ng said the injured victims, one man and one woman, were rushed to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital here for treatment.

Mangsa: 3 orang
- 1 mati lelaki melayu pemandu
- 1 perempuan melayu cedera parah
- 1 lelaki cedera parah tidak diketahui

The scene of the accident

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The Bus Is Said To Have Approximately Dived 30 Feet (9 Meter) Into The Ravine

The bus is said to have dived nine meters into the ravine after the bus driver lost control of the bus

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It Is Believed That There Were Only Three People Onboard But Rescue Efforts Are Still Ongoing

"As far as we know, there were only three people onboard the bus. "However, search and rescue efforts by the police and Fire and Rescue Department are still ongoing to ensure there are no other victims," Supt Ng said.

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