11 killed in brebes truck accident

11 killed in brebes truck accident

Houses hit by trucks in the middle lane Tegal-Purwokerto, Jatisawit Village, Bumiayu, Brebes, Central Java, Sunday (20/05/2018). The sugar-carrying truck, believed to be a blong brake, hit six houses, one fruit stall, 19 motorcycles, two cars causing 11 people dead and some injured. (ANTARA PHOTO/Oky Lukmansyah)

Brebes, C Java (ANTARA News) - A tronton dump truck in a high speed hit a number of vehicles and residents` houses as its brake fails to function, killing 11 people in Brebes, Cenral Java, on Sunday.

"The truck`s brake failed to function and hit a number of vehicles and residents` houses," Brebes Resort Police Chief for Accident Unit, First Inspector Budi Supartoyo said on Sunday evening.

He said Brebes Police personnel evacuated 11 deaths in the accident of a truckload of tens of tons of sugar.

"There were 11 deaths from the accident and about 10 other victims were injured," he said.

Currently, he said, 11 victims were killed and dozens of others were taken to Bumiayu Regional Public Hospital (RSUD).

The death tolls who had been indentified were Amaliyah Dwi Cahyani (20), Hanif Amrullah (37), Yuli Pujiati Ningrum (31), Nada Salsabila Alda (10), Rizal (31), Saekhun (60), Kerempeng (60) , Wahidin (27), and Muhammad Fauzan (45).

(T.A014/C/A014/A014)

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