Bus lands on its side, several injured in Sibu accident

The bus which was heading towards Kuching city from Sibu Bus Terminal, suddenly lost control and landed on its side along Jalan Paradom.

KUCHING, Oct 29: A bus driver together with its 13 passengers suffered minor injuries after their bus skidded and landed on its side along Jalan Paradom in Sibu, this morning.

Sarawak Traffic Investigation and Enforcement chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu in a statement said the incident occurred at 7.15 am involving an express bus, carrying 13 passengers including the bus assistant driver.

“The bus, which was heading towards Kuching city from Sibu Bus Terminal, suddenly lost control and landed on its side along Jalan Paradom, and ended up on the roadside ditch.

“Due to the incident, the bus driver, together with 13 of its passengers suffered only minor injuries, and was brought to Sibu Hospital for medical treatment,” he said.

Alexson noted, it was slightly raining during the incident, and investigations are still being conducted by the police, including visiting the location of the incident, taking photos and sketch of the situation.


“The case is being investigated under Rule 10 of the Legal Notification (LN) 166/59,” he added. –DayakDaily.