Train Accident in Pemalang, 25 Victims Killed

The number of victims died due to accident Kereta Api (KA) Argo Bromo Sunset Orchid and Main in Pemalang, Central Java, on early Sunday morning, October 2, 2010, increased to 25 people. A total of 13 bodies in the Regional General Hospital (Hospital) Azhari and 12 others in the Hospital of Santa Maria. So declared the Head of Public Relations Operations Area IV Semarang, Sapto Hartoyo.

While injuries from the crash reaches 15 people consisting of one slightly injured and 14 others were seriously injured. They were treated in hospitals Azhari. Injuries treated at the Hospital Santa Maria reaches as many as 17 people. They suffered heavy or light injuries.

Reported earlier, the accident occurred at 3:05 pm. When the Argo Bromo Anggrek the speeding train in high speed crash into the middle of Main Dusk stop.

Argo Bromo Anggrek Jakarta-Surabaya route should precede KA Main Dusk Jakarta-Semarang route through different rail track. But, at that Argo Bromo is on the same line so that the collision was inevitable. Provisional estimates, this occurs due to signal interference train. Indonesia Today

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