KUANTAN – Three Chinese national tourists who were injured in the accident
yesterday at KM17.13 involving a bus which was travelling down Genting Highlands,
are still at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
Bentong district police chief Supt Mohamad Mansor Mohd Nor said the three
had been identified as Wei Quanying, 45, who sustained a fractured hip; Zhang
Aihua, 41, who was injured on the head and neck; and Chen Jing, 38, who broke
her right leg.
“The bus was carrying 25 passengers including four children and a tour
guide. Fifteen of them were taken to the hospital for treatment while the rest
were allowed to return to their hotel in Petaling Jaya.
“Investigations found that the bus rebounded at a corner and hit the road
divider before overturning, badly damaging the right side of the bus,” he told
reporters here today.
He said the bus owned by HTC Travel company was headed to Kuala Lumpur after
leaving the Sykway Station in Genting Highlands about 6.15 pm.
Mohamad Mansor said the other victims were Yang Hengchun, 68, Zhang Shentai,
65, Yang Mingfang, 58, Xu Guanqun, 55, Liu Rongming, 51, Wang Zhongwei, 46, Wei
Aiming, 41, Liang Lumin, 40, Zhang Yan, 39, Chen Jing, 38, and Ye Juan, 31.
He said the rest were Sun Yurong, 29, Shi Wei, 27, Zou Yingxia, 27, Zuo
Jiangang, 27, Xu Yifeng, 24, Wei Jiayu, 18, Wang Ziyi, 17, Wan Xilai, 10, Liang
Chinhao, 8, Sun JingJia, 6, and Zao Haoting, 4.
Mohamad Mansor said the tour guide Yap Poh Chin, 37, from Jinjang Utara,
Kuala Lumpur did not suffer any injury.
The 7.15pm incident killed the bus driver Tan Ching Kok, 50, from Kampar,
Perak, who was pinned to his seat.