One Tourist Killed And 39 Others Injured In Third Bus Crash To Hit Pahang In A Week

A double-decker bus carrying 38 passengers from Pulau Redang headed towards Singapore lost control and plunged into a 10 metre ravine in Pekan, Pahang on 20 April 2014.

One Passenger Was Killed And 39 Others Were Injured When A Double-Decker Express Bus Plunged Into A Ravine In Pahang On 20 April 2014

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A Singaporean tourist was killed while 39 others were injured, including two drivers, when the double-decker tour bus they were travelling in plunged into a ravine at KM70 of the Kuantan-Segamat highway near here this afternoon.

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The Bus Was Ferrying 38 Tourists, A Driver, And A Co-Driver From Pulau Redang In Terengganu To Singapore

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The bus was carrying around 40 people when it crashed near the Sungai Jernih plantation at around 4.40pm yesterday.

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The express bus, which belonged to the Johor-based tour agency Merry Holidays, departed from Pulau Redang on Sunday with 38 passengers on board.

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The Tourists, Mainly From Singapore, China And India Had Just Spent A Weekend On Pulau Redang

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He said most of those on board the ill-fated bus were tourists from Singapore, China and India who had spent the weekend on Pulau Redang in Terengganu.

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The Bus Lost Control And Plunged Into A 10-Metre Deep Ravine Near The Sungai Jernih Plantation In Pekan At 4.30pm

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At around 4:20pm, it skidded and spun a few times before it plunged into a 15m deep ravine near the Sungai Jernih plantation in Pekan, Pahang, reported New Straits Times.

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Ten Ambulances And Firemen Rushed To The Scene Of The Accident

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"Ten ambulances and firemen were rushed to the scene to help in the rescue effort. This is the third accident involving a bus in a week in Pahang," he said.

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The Victim Has Been Identified As 32-Year-Old Harry Christopher Woolhouse From Great Britain

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Supt Yahaya said the dead victim, identified as Harry Christopher Woolhouse, 32, from Great Britain, was believed to be among the tourists who had earlier left the island and were travelling back to Singapore.

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The Other Passengers Suffered Slight Injuries And Were Sent To Nearby Hospitals

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Pekan district police chief Supt Yahaya Othman said all the passengers were sent to three hospitals; the Pekan Hospital here, the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital in Kuantan and the Bandar Muazam Shah Hospital in Rompin.

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Pekan District Police Chief Supt Yahaya Othman Says The Cause Of The Crash Is Being Investigated

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He said the cause of the crash was being investigated.

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