2010 Cameron Highlands bus crash
|2010 Cameron Highlands bus crash|
|Date||20 December 2010|
The 2010 Cameron Highlands bus crash was the worst road accident in Malaysian history. Twenty-seven passengers of the double-decked coach bus, mostly Thai tourist were killed in the accident which took place near Cameron Highlands of the Perak-Pahang border. It occurred on December 20, 2010 at 11:40 am, when the bus driver, Omar Shahidan, lost control of the bus as it was going down an incline and it crashed into a rocky slope at the 15th kilometre of the Second East-West Highway.
The Malaysian Tourist Guides Council denied that the tour guide involved was one of their members.
- Horror in the Cameron Highlands – Bus crash kills 27! (Update #3) in TRANSIT – MALAYSIA'S PUBLIC TRANSPORT FORUM
- Independent probe for Cameron Highlands bus crash in The Malaysian Insider
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