[VIDEO] Half A Dozen Left Injured After Rapid KL Bus Rams Into Several Cars Near MRR2
The bus hit a total of seven cars during the incident.
At around 8.54pm on Thursday night, a Facebook user named Azri Arip took to his account to share a horror he had just experienced
He also uploaded two videos, shot on mobile, with one showing a Rapid KL Bus being chased by a couple of guys on a motorcycle as the bus driver swings the bus around, ramming it into cars left, right and front without bothering to stop.
According to Azri, the Rapid KL Bus had run into a car which skidded into his burger stall, where his mother had a two-month-old on her lap and they were both hurt.
"I chased the bus from Keramat AU2 to Jalan Ampang, turning onto MRR2," Azri wrote on his post, which at the time of writing this story has been shared over 63K times.
The bus driver was trying to flee with the bus after he hit the first car at Azri's burger stall, which left a woman and a baby injured
The incident took place around 8pm along Jalan Ampang and the bus was heading towards Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2). It rammed into a total of seven cars.
According to KL police Traffic Enforcement Investigation Department chief Assistant Commissioner Zulkefly Yahya, the incident took place in front of Bangunan Risda along Jalan Ampang and the bus only came to a stop at the Jalan Ampang-MRR2 junction.
The driver has been taken to the Ampang Hospital for treatment
He was seen with his face bruised in one of the videos uploaded by Azri. In the video, the driver, wearing an orange shirt, was seen sitting on the ground, surrounded by an angry crowd which can be heard shouting at him.
Among the injured, it is believed that over half a dozen people have been hurt.
The video, which has gone viral, has left many feeling shocked, with several of them saying Rapid KL Bus drivers are dangerous:
RapidKL has responded to the incident saying they are trying to get full details and would give full cooperation to the police
Meanwhile, the bus driver may be arrested if police conduct the investigation under Section 42 of the Road Transport Act 1987, Zulkefly told NST Online.
"My officers are still investigating, we have yet to make a decision on this," he said.