TAWAU, Feb 15, 2016:
A school bus driver was killed when the vehicle skidded and landed in a drain in Jalan Kampung Jawa today.
Tawau district police chief Assistant Commissioner Fadil Marsus identified the driver as Abdul Rahman Osman, 52.
He said six passengers in the bus, comprising five students, aged 11 and 12, and a woman, who is the mother of one of the students, were injured in the crash which occurred about 6.10am.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the driver is believed to have suffered a heart attack while at the wheel of the bus,” he said in a statement today.
He said the bus was sending the students to Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Kg Jawa from Batu 4.