Police Investigate Cause Of Pajero Car Accident That Killed 2 People In MT Haryono
The vehicle of the victim involved in the accident at MT Haryono, Pancoran, South Jakarta, Wednesday, May 25 (Photo: Jehan/VOI)

JAKARTA - Dirlantas Polda Metro Jaya, Kombes Pol Sambodo Purnomo Yogo said his party was still investigating the cause of the accident at MT. Haryono, Pancoran, South Jakarta.

However, he confirmed that of the six people who were victims, two of them died.

Sambodo added that the fatal accident occurred on Wednesday, May 25, at 19.30 WIB.

"There are six temporary victims, two died at the scene (TKP) and four are still being treated at the hospital. How the accident occurred is still under investigation," said Sambodo via text message, Thursday.

Meanwhile, Pancoran Traffic Committee Iptu Denny Setiawan said the accident began when a Mitsubishi Pajero car passed from Cawang to Pancoran. Then the car hit a number of other vehicles.

"Reports from the community, at first maybe the driver was not careful or something," said Deni when met at the location, Wednesday night.

Deni said, the accident resulted in two people died on the spot. Meanwhile, the injured were immediately taken to the hospital for further treatment.

He said the two people who died were rushed to Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM), Central Jakarta.

"There were more or less two dead on the spot. Then there were minor and serious injuries," he said.

Previously reported, Kokoy (41), one of the people involved in the accident, explained that the incident occurred on Wednesday, May 25, at 20.00 WIB.

The accident started when a Mitsubishi Pajero car passed from Cawang to Pancoran.

"Initially the Pajero stopped at a position 200 meters from behind here (in front of the Green Tower)," said Kokoy.

After that, the taxi car that Kokoy was driving was suddenly rammed from behind by the Pajero.

"Not long after that there was a scream, I didn't know the motorbikes were hit by the Pajero driver. Not long after my car was rammed into," he continued.

He added that the traffic situation on the road was jammed. Later, five motorbikes were involved in the accident.

"Traffic conditions were jammed, the Pajero was fast. The motorbikes were crushed by my car too, one motorbike was crushed, many were injured and some died," he concluded.

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