1NEWS East Java – Bus driver Ardiansyah, who was involved in a fatal accident on the Sumo Toll Road (Surabaya-Mojokerto) KM 732+400, Monday (16/5), is suspected of not having a driver’s license (SIM).
This allegation was expressed by the Director of Lantas Polda East Java Kombes Pol Latif Usman.
“It turns out that this (reserved, red) driver, who was driving, does not have a SIM,” said Latif, Tuesday (17/5).
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The police are currently investigating the status of the backup driver who was driving the bus until the accident occurred.
“We are looking for his status, whether he is a backup driver or just a kernet,” he explained.
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His party will ask for information from the bus company regarding the status of the driver. A thorough inspection was carried out, including the bus booking schedule.
He asked the company to be cooperative with officers, so that clear information regarding the background of the backup driver can be revealed.
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“The message is from when and the driver as well. The company must also inform the person who ordered the responsibility. We will investigate this further into the company as well,” he explained.
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