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Bus Crashed into a Tree in West Jakarta; 21 Injured

Accident2A TransJakarta bus rammed into a tree along the Kalideres-Harmoni route of corridor 3 in West Jakarta, Indonesia, on the morning of July 4.

According to the authorities, the bus carrying around 60 people crashed into the tree after the driver swerved in a bid to avoid the motorcycles which were crossing the lane dedicated to buses only. A spokesperson of TransJakarta, Sri Ulina Pinem said, “[The driver] swerved because the positions were too close. If he hit the brake, the motorcycles would be hit.”

She confirmed that 21 passengers were injured in the accident. “No one had broken bones, all suffered light injuries… There were people admitted to Sumber Waras Hospital because they were in shock. But all of them have returned home,” she said.