Express bus from Singapore to KL collides with trailer, 9 injured including Singaporean

Nine were injured when an express bus travelling from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur crashed with a trailer on Thursday (June 1).
Nine were injured when an express bus travelling from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur crashed with a trailer on Thursday (June 1).PHOTO: STOMP

An express bus travelling from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur collided with a trailer carrying Singaporeans, injuring the driver and eight passengers.

The accident occurred on Thursday (June 1) along the North-South Expressway near the Malaysian town of Pagoh, Malaysian media reported.

Muar police chief ACP Azman Ayob said in a statement that the bus was carrying 24 passengers.

"Four of the injured were locals and the rest a Singaporean, a British national and a Pakistani, aged 29 to 37 years. All suffered non-life-threatening injuries," he said in a report by The Malay Mail Online on Friday (June 2).

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The casualties were taken to the Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Centre.

The Straits Times understands that the Singaporean injured received outpatient treatment at the hospital and did not seek consular assistance.