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Bus Mishap First Hand Encounter

Why the hell is my life (hence, blog) so eventful I don't know. As mentioned, I went up north with my siblings for my grandmother's funeral. Well, there's nothing much to be said about the funeral but I'll probably blog about it a little after this. But today, here's what is bothering me. Me, my sister (Karen), my brother (Damien) and brother-in-law (Chris) left Sg. Petani around 2.30pm or so heading back towards KL. After two stops, we reached Tanjung Malim about 5-something-ish. During the funeral, we didn't much sleep so we were all kind of tired and decided to take turns driving. At Tanjung Malim, I took over the wheel. From afar, we started seeing all those flashes of lightning. VERY LONG and HUGE ones, therefore, I braced myself for a storm. True enough, there was a storm, so, I slowed my brother's car down to a crawl. And you know what? The traffic was really at a crawl. I was only meters away from a traffic accident. As we crawled towards the site, I started shaking. The side of the divider was ripped off into shreds and in the middle right smack where the divider should have been was a bus lying on it's left side. I don't have pictures but I can get my brother and sister to share the pictures with you. The bus was lying on the right side of the road and passerbys stopped their vehicles (to look or to help) to the left of the road. I cannot tahan liao....I was getting squeamish!!! I don't want to see a crash site! I muttered softly, "I very scared. I scared lah!". And the traffic was still inching very slowly, giving us pretty good view of the crash site. Chris, who was sitting in the passenger seat said, "You serious? You want me to drive?" I didn't need a second invitation. I pulled the hand-brakes, climbed into the back, covered my ears and eyes and let Chris drive toppling over packets of food and squirting a packet of sugar cane drink into my brother's car seat. Oops! Sorry. But I really don't want to see lor. But here's the thing. In the article here, Two die in express bus accident in The Star (tomorrow), they didn't mention that it was raining bloody cats and dogs! Really cannot see the road in front of you. And I can GUARANTEE YOU that the bloody bus driver was speeding like mad! The bus driver is said to be seriously injured....tai hei sei (serve him right!). It was a thunderstorm lah!! Slow down! The thing is that he injured never mind, he had it coming! But what about the two people who died in the bus mishap? What did they do? They were probably sleeping their way back to KL! And Chris, my brother-in-law, was supposed to take a bus back to KL because his wife decided to stay back in Penang-Sungai Petani for a bit more after the funeral. Who knows....he could have been in THAT bus! Bbbbrrrr.......makes me shiver thinking about it! And we were just less than a minute away from the crash site, therefore, it could have been us behind the bus.....could have been me behind the wheel. Makes me shake just thinking about it. The bus driver was speeding.....I have no doubts about this one! *** UPDATE Bus crash: Driver had 13 outstanding summonses - See? Now they tell you that there was a HEAVY DOWNPOUR. And what did I tell you??? The driver got outstanding summonses for offenses likely to cause an incident like this, right or not? The fucker was bloody speeding lah!!! I guarantee you! Three died (one more died after Friday) and nine critically injured because of one stupid man who dared to drive fast during a downpour! Fuck the fella. He only got broken leg , is it? Break his bloody stupid neck lah. You read and see....he left PENANG around 2.20pm. My sister was driving around 120 - 140kmph (I hope I don't get her in trouble for this) and that was fast. Imagine what kind of speed the bus driver was driving? I really damn beh-tahan this kind of thing, you know....

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