In a shocking incident, five people in a family including an infant were killed in a horrific crash between their car and an express bus in along Jalan Johor Baru-Seremban, Segamat. Earlier, it was speculated that the infant has survived the accident, but now reports are coming out regarding the death of the small kid. The identities of the deceased persons are still unknown.
Details of the incident
According to police officials, the accident happened at about 06.30 PM yesterday. The family was traveling in a Perodua Viva, and during the time of heavy downpour, it swerved to the opposite lane, and crashed with the bus. The car was heading from Segamat from Labis. On the other hand, the bus was traveling from Segamat from the Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Baru. The crash completely destroyed the front portions of the car, and it indicates the magnitude of the collision.
The Police revealed that the driver of the car lost control of his vehicle which resulted in the dreaded accident. After receiving the emergency call, eight members of the Segamat Fire and Rescue Services with fire engines and ambulances reached the spot and started the rescue operations.
All the people except the infant died on the spot of the accident The infant has sustained serious injuries. Despite continuous efforts to save the infant's life, the kid took her last breath today morning. The news of the infant's death has been confirmed by Segamat OCPD Supt Raub Selamat. Police officials revealed that they are now in the process of identifying the victims.
The 14 passengers on the bus, including the driver, remained unhurt.