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Kelana Jaya LRT Train Collision: Early Reports Point To Human Error

Kelana Jaya LRT Train Collision: Early Reports Point To Human Error

The Transport Minister promises that the special investigation committee will take less than two weeks.

Azizul Rahman Ismail

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Initial investigation reports that the Kelana Jaya LRT train incident was caused by human error. 

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said early findings showed the hoaster (driver) of train was going the wrong way which caused the collision.

The train that was being test-driven was heading north when it was supposed to head south.

The train collision happened at 8:45pm on Monday (24 May) in a tunnel between KLCC LRT station and Kampung Baru LRT station. 

213 passengers in the automated train 81 were injured including 47 who were seriously injured.

Earlier this morning Wee said that the special investigation committee will take less than two weeks to come to its initial conclusion.

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