Due to violating traffic rules, a Kopami Jaya bus P12 (Kalideres-Senen) was hit by a box car at the intersection of Jl. KH Hasyim Ashari, Roxy, Gambir, Central Jakarta. As a result, 4 passengers suffered minor injuries and rushed to Tarakan Hospital, Central Jakarta.
“The accident began at 3 PM, near Holland Bakery intersection. The bus has violated traffic light rules by breaking through red light," said Head of Central Jakarta Traffic Unit, AKBP I Ketut Suarta, Saturday (10/13).
He told, the incident started when the bus was coming from Cideng Timur towards Cideng Barat. After arriving at intersections and traffic light was red light, but the bus desperate to break through it. At that same time, a box car came and hit the bus until hitting an electric pole.
"The bus was evacuated 30 minutes after the incident. The driver directly secured by Central Jakarta Traffic Unit officers for questioning. While the injured passengers are undergoing treatment at Tarakan Hospital," told Suarta.