37 dead in Genting bus crash, all passengers accounted for: Report
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Thirty-seven people were killed after a bus carrying 53 plunged into a 30m ravine near Genting Highlands around 3pm on Wednesday.
The dead included 24 males and 13 females. Sixteen others were injured in the incident, one of the most horrific on Malaysian roads.
According to Fire and Rescue Department deputy director-general Datuk Soiman Jahid, the dead included the driver of the bus.
It is believed that the bus driver had lost control of the bus, which then rammed a divider before plunging down the gorge.