Jakarta (ANTARA) – Two Indonesian Navy personnel were killed after the Electric Rail (KRL) Commuter Line ran over them at the Poltangan crossing, Rawa Bambu, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, Thursday morning.
Adjunct Commissioner of Police (AKP) Suharyono, head of South Jakarta Police’s spokesperson, confirmed this when contacted in Jakarta on Thursday.
Based on an eyewitness report received in Jakarta, the two males personnel of the Indonesian Navy named H Syahrum Niam and Agus Yulianto both died on the spot.
The accident reportedly occurred on Thursday at around 09.38 local time, when the two victims were riding a Yamaha Vixion with registration number B-6541-ZFB from the Rawa Bambu’s u-turn to Pasar Minggu, proceed toward the West Tanjung flyover, and across the level crossing.
After the KRL train from the south passed, they went past the level crossing on their motorbike. Before the motorbike could cross, the train from the North appeared, hitting them and dragging them for a few meters.
One victim fell by the door of the crossing level and the other one was bounced around a 50-meter radius, while the motorbike landed in the middle of a commuter train line.
At the location, the police also found a gun allegedly belonging to one of the victims, as it was found about 10 meters from the victim’s body.
“According to the latest information, the victims were taken to a hospital, but we don’t know where, because it was reported that there were police military members at the location,” Suharyono said.
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