Tragic accident happened at KM4.8 Jalan Genting Highlands on Wednesday (Feb 8).
Six people have died😵 at the scene while eight others sustained injuries🤕 after a chartered van crashed💥 into a concrete divider when driving down Genting Highlands.
However, the death toll in the tourist van crash here has increased 📈 to seven after the co-driver succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment.
The accident occurred at about 1.20pm around KM4.8 of Jalan Genting Highlands, a total of 14 people were travelling in the van at the time of accident.
Fire and rescue department 🚒 personnel immediately rushed to the scene to help the victims when they were alerted about the accident🚨
According to Pahang police chief Datuk Seri Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf, there were 12 female passengers and two male drivers were in the tourist van🚐. The van had lost control while going downhill before crashing into the divider, severely damaging the front of the vehicle.
Due to the impact, the van driver and five others dies at the scene while the other six passengers who were injured were sent to Kuala Lumpur Hospital and two others were sent to Bentong Hospital but later transferred to Temerloh Hospital.
He urged anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward and assist further investigations👮🏻♀️🔍
He also remind motorist to always be cautious, courteous and ensure their vehicle🚘 are well maintained before taking to the roads.
(Source: The Star)
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