A Single Vehicle Accident on Cipularang Toll Road
Purwakarta (1/28) - A single-vehicle accident happened this morning, on Monday (1/28), on Cipularang Toll Road. Right after the incident, PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk. Purbaleunyi Branch officers directly evacuated the victims and maintained the traffic regularity around the location.
It started at 9.10 a.m when Dede Suhaeri, a Cilegon citizen and a driver of Bandung-Tangerang A 7520 CS-plated Bima Suci bus, lost control while driving along km 70+400 towards Jakarta from Bandung. The bus hit a guardrail on the left side of the road and fell into a row. It was raining when it happened.
The officers on site, along with the police, immediately evacuated the victims and brought them to the nearest hospitals - Siloam, Thamrin, and Ramahadi Purwakarta.
Four people died and 26 were injured. Three died during hospital medical treatments, while the driver was badly injured and is taking medical treatments. The bus itself was heavily damaged.
Nevertheless, all lanes heading Jakarta are currently safe to drive by, but the shoulder lane is temporarily closed for police inspections. Jasa Marga appeals to the public to drive safely along the lane and to comply with the officer's instructions on site.
To monitor Jasa Marga's managed toll roads, please access these official information channels:
- Jasa Marga's 24-hour Call Center at 14080
- Twitter @PTJASAMARGA (for traffic information) and @official_JSMR (for general information).
- Instagram @official.jasamarga
- JMCARe Mobile Application
For more information, please contact:
AVP Corporate Communications
PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk.
Plaza Tol Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Tel. (021) 841 3526 / ext. 117/118