SEREMBAN: Three people were injured – one seriously – while 31 others escaped unharmed in a collision between an express bus and a lorry at Km231 of the North-South Expressway (NSE) near the Pedas Linggi exit this morning.
The accident occurred at about 3.27am when the bus, which was heading to Kuala Lumpur, skidded before hitting the rear and left side of the lorry, which was heading in the same direction.
“We received a distress call at about 3.27am and eight firemen were rushed to the scene.
“One woman who was on the bus was seriously injured, while the rest are safe. The injured passenger was sent to the Tuanku Jaafar Hospital for treatment.
“Both the bus and lorry drivers suffered minor injuries and received treatment at the same hospital,” said Rembau Fire and Rescue Department head Mohd Fuad Majid. -- BERNAMA