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Passenger Argues with Driver, Bus Crashes Killing 12

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • Common Comments

Indonesia: 12 were killed and 43 injured when a passenger in a bus who had an argument with the bus driver, tried to take control of the steering wheel. In the kerfuffle that ensued, the bus turned towards oncoming traffic hitting two cars and making a truck roll. The accident which took place at 1:00 am Monday (1800 GMT Sunday), killed the driver among others according to authorities.

The injured persons were rushed to the hospital. Atik Suswanti, the head of the Majalengka police traffic unit said: “In the middle of the journey, a passenger attempted to forcibly take control of the steering wheel... and the bus then lost control.” The 29-year-old passenger is severely injured. This seems to be a tragic example of machines mastering man. 

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