18 killed in Indonesia bus accident

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18 killed in Indonesia bus accident
Bangalore, Aug 21: At least 18 passengers killed and over dozens injured in the bus and car accident in in Indonesia.

The bus from northern Jakarta carrying around 60 people was returning from a trip to the hilly resort town of Puncak when its brakes apparently malfunctioned and collided with a car and plunged into a river in Indonesia's West Java province.

The police official said that the packed bus collided with a small car and crashed through the wall of a roadside building before both vehicles fell up to 8 meters (26 feet) into the river in Cisarua.

The disaster management officials has confirmed that 18 passengers have been killed in the accident and 40 are injured.

OneIndia News

(with agency inputs)

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