Man killed in car-bus crash near Kuala Lipis

HIDIR REDUAN

KUALA LIPIS: A man was killed when his Toyota Camry collided with a nursing college bus at Jalan Kampung Binjai here this afternoon.

Lipis Fire and Rescue station chief Haslizan Ramli said they received a call at 1pm and had sent a seven-man team to the location of the accident.

Haslizan said the 32 passengers of the bus, from Kolej Kejururawatan Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, were unhurt. The bus driver however, sustained injury.

"The car driver, whose identity has yet to be ascertained, was pinned (inside the car) and had to be extricated using a special fire and rescue equipment.

"However, the man was pronounced dead by a medical officer who was at the scene," he said.

Haslizan said further action would be handled by the police in relation to the deceased and investigation into the mishap.