LRT Accident: LRT trains collide along Kelana Jaya line near KLCC Kampung Baru, over 200 injured

LRT trains collide along Kelana Jaya line near KLCC Kampung Baru, over 200 injured

Two LRT trains along the Kelana Jaya line were involved in a collision tonight along the underground track at KLCC. It is understood that Train 40, ferrying passengers from the Ampang Station, had collided with an empty train, Train 81, causing passengers to be thrown off their feet.

Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa, via his Twitter feed, said he was made to understand that several people were injured.

“The collision took place at the underground LRT track in KLCC. I was made to understand that there were several passengers injured,” he said.

Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd (Prasarana) media affairs head Azhar Ghazali said emergency efforts are underway.

“We regret to inform that the LRT Kelana Jaya Line is experiencing an incident, specifically train numbers 40 and 81.

“All injured passengers have been evacuated to the platform. Our priority is to get all our passengers to safety,” he said in a statement tonight.

Azhar said alternative transport arrangements will be provided.

The company, he said, is working as quickly as possible to extend aid and rectify the situation.

Source from nst news

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