BONSERNEWS.com – The fatal accident occurred at the Jatibarang descent, Semarang City, Monday (24/7) afternoon. A water tanker hit a car and three motorbikes.
The accident left one person dead and five injured.
The following are facts about the incident related to the fatal accident on the Jatibarang derivative.
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Truck Crash 3 Motor and 1 Car
The accident occurred on Jalan Untung Suropati, from the bottom of the incline towards the Jatibarang landfill, Mount Kelir, Mijen, at 13.15 WIB.
It involved a tanker truck bearing the letter Tjakarta Tirta number H 8124 DG, an Ertiga car, a sport motorbike and two automatic motorbikes.
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One resident, Jimmy, said he had seen the truck coming from above or Mijen heading for Manyaran.
“It’s been rocking down. But the truck driver has also crashed his truck to the side but kept going,” said Jimmy at the location.
Allegedly Brake Failed
Police suspect the accident was because the truck’s brakes failed.
The truck driver could not control the speed of the vehicle.
“So this is on the Jatibarang descent, yes, there is this Tirta water car. From above, it is suspected that the brakes are not working. He could not control the vehicle. On this descent, he was hit, the victim was an Ertiga car, there were three motorcycles in front of him,” said Head of Semarang Polrestabes Traffic Police AKBP Yunaldi when met at the scene of the incident.