Four teenagers were killed while another man was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a bus on the Sultan Iskandar Highway early this morning. -- Photo courtesy of reader

JOHOR BARU: Four teenagers were killed while another man was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a bus on the Sultan Iskandar Highway early this morning.

The deceased were identified as Liew Hong Jun, 18; Danny Law Yen Pin, 18; Ng Qi En, 18, and Kenny Law Chin Shyuan, 16, while the identity of the injured man has yet to be determined.

Fire and Rescue Department operation chief Rafie Ahmad Sareng said a fire engine and an ambulance with eight personnel were sent to the scene after receiving a distress call at 5.31am.

"The accident occurred when the car swerved into the opposite lane and collided with the bus.

"Four teenagers were pronounced dead by the medical team at the scene while another man was seriously injured. The injured man was taken to the Sultanah Aminah Hospital for treatment," said Rafie.

He said the bodies of the victims were handed over to the police for further action.