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Jakarta Post

Pedestrian dies after being hit by Transjakarta bus

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, November 14, 2017   /   08:30 am
Pedestrian dies after being hit by Transjakarta bus A long line of Transjakarta buses is seen at the Harmoni bus shelter in West Jakarta. ( Donnal Putera)

A pedestrian identified as Karim has reportedly died after being hit by a Transjakarta bus on Jl. Raya Mampang Prapatan in Mampang, South Jakarta, on Monday.

The incident occurred in front of the Tunas Toyota building at around 11:30 a.m., Mampang Prapatan Police spokesman Second Insp. Sukarno said.

Karim, a resident of Tanah Abang in Central Jakarta, entered the road through a gap in the guardrail. He apparently did not see that a Transjakarta minibus was approaching fast.

"The victim died on the scene, and the body has been taken to the Cipto Mangungkusomo Hospital [in Central Jakarta] for an autopsy," Sukarno said, as quoted by (yon)