44 hurt in freak bus crash

44 hurt in freak bus crash

GEORGE TOWN - Forty-four people were injured when the bus they were in crashed into a flyover early Tuesday morning near the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone.

The impact of the crash caused the bus' roof to be torn off.

A Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson said the accident occurred at around 5.55am.

"By 7.08am, we had managed to extricate all the passengers who were stuck inside," he said.

The victims are currently being treated at the Penang Hospital.

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