Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · 6 Dead in Bali Truck Mishap
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

6 Dead in Bali Truck Mishap

Out-of-Control Sand Truck Kills 6 and Injures Many Others on Jalan Raya Uluwatu in South Bali.


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Uluwatu, Accident
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/16/2010)

An horrific road accident on Jalan Raya Uluwatu in South Bali has left six dead and injured many others on Thursday, October 14, 2010.

Preliminary investigations by police suggest that a heavily loaded sand truck descending down the steep hill near the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) lost control careening into motorcycles, cars, pedestrians and road-side shops. According to Bali Post, initial suspicions that the truck had "blown" its brakes were discounted by a technician from Nissan the company that manufactured to the truck. Enforcing this viewpoint, Bima Arya Viyasa of the Bali Traffic Police said that it did not appear the brakes were to blame with the more like villain being human error.

Police have inspected the braking system of the truck and found it to still be intact.

Police now believe that the driver of the truck, Ali Mastur, who died in the accident panicked as he struck three motorcyclists, increasingly losing control of the truck as it plummeted down the steep hill. "The driver eventually made a hard turn to the right, causing the horrific crash," explained Viyasa.

Investigators point to the discovery of a sandal stuck to the trucks gas pedal as further indication of human error in the crash loaded with limestone. Police believe the sandal caused the gas pedal to stick and accelerate out of control.

After crashing into three motorcycles, the truck owned by PT Harapan Baru plowed into a roadside food stall, several road-side shops, and a number of parked cars and motorcycles along the road. The truck rolled and eventually came to a halt against a power pole.

The crash caused the death of the driver Ali Mastur (48), Dewa Ayu Citra (19), Made Widiana (50), Wiranata (37), Agus Wandi (28) and Lalu Andar (25). Those injured in the accident include I Putu Sidiandana (36), Putu Septian Ramadika (15) and Endik Meganandi (14).


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Protecting the World’s Tigers
Bali Safari and Marine Park Working to Remind Everyone What’s Needed to Saver the World’s Endangered Tiger Population
(8/3/2015)
A Festival of Talent in Bali’s Heartland
3rd Ubud Village Jazz Festival August 7-8, 2015
(8/3/2015)
Indonesia as an Economic Leader
Indonesia’s Minister of Finance Say Indonesia Poised to Become a World Economic Powerhouse by 2030
(8/3/2015)
A Dozen Dead
Rabies in Bali Claims its 12th Victim in Bangli
(8/3/2015)
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Trickery
Australian Man Facing Prison for Insurance Fraud and for Filing False Police Reports in Bali
(8/3/2015)
Bali as the Ultimate Escape
U.S. Policeman Wanted for Questioning in Texas Murder Apprehended in Bali
(8/3/2015)
Thaiṅkyū Mister Takkhi
Bali’s Farewells A.A. Takhi - its First Indian Consul General
(8/2/2015)
A Balinese ‘Aloha’
Historic Polynesian Voyaging Canoe 'Hokulea' Lands in Bali for an 8-day Visit
(8/2/2015)
In The Know
Intercontinental Bali Resort Shares 'Bali Aga' Traditions of Tenganan Village with its Guests
(8/2/2015)
Balinese Need Not Apply!
Leading Bali Academician Warns: New Paradigm Needed for Bali’s Development
(8/2/2015)
Ministering to Endangered Dolphins
Indonesia Government Takes Serious Note of On-Line Petition Protesting Wake Bali Dolphin Attraction in East Bali
(8/2/2015)
Thai Concerns
Thai Airways Downsizing May Impact Bali Arrivals
(8/2/2015)
All [News]!