MIRI, (April 16 ) — A man was killed and four others injured when a bus travelling from Miri to Sibu overturned at KM41 Jalan Miri-Bintulu near Sarawak Oil Farm Berhad about 9 am today.
Miri Fire and Rescue Station chief, Law Poh Kong, said the man killed was the bus driver, identified as Liew Yeh Shin, 52, while the four injured passengers, two men and two women, were treated by the Miri Hospital ambulance medical team.
“The victim was trapped in the bus and pronounced dead by the medical team,” he said today.
He said the bus had departed from the bus terminal here at 8.15 am with eight passengers.
“We were informed about the accident at 9.15 am and immediately rushed nine firefighters from the Miri and Lopeng Fire Stations to the scene,” he said, adding that the cause of the accident was still under investigation.– BERNAMA