Pekan – Two people were burnt to death when the car they were travelling in caught fire after a collision with an express bus at Km16 of Jalan Pekan-Rompin early today.
A police spokesman said they have yet to identify the two charred bodies, which were found slumped on the front seats of the Proton Persona in the 4.45am accident.
He said the bus driver and 32 passengers were unhurt as they managed to flee the vehicle before it also caught fire.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident and the identity of the two victims.
Two fire engines and 11 personnel were deployed to the scene.