IPOH: Fifteen people, including the driver of an express bus, were injured when the vehicle skidded and veered onto the road shoulder before landing on its side in a drain along the North-South Expressway after the Menora Tunnel early today.
Meru fire and rescue station chief Shahrudi Muhamad Halil said the station was alerted of the incident, involving 12 men and three women, aged between 14 and 59, at 2.22am. He said two of them were seriously injured.
Shahrudi said a team of 16 firefighters from the Meru and Ipoh fire and rescue stations rushed to the scene, adding that they found an express bus on its side in a drain upon arrival.
He said the injured victims were then sent to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital for treatment.