Menora tunnel crash brings NSE traffic to halt

Menora tunnel crash brings NSE traffic to halt


IPOH,.  Traffic on the North-South Expressway that was already heavy from Chinese New  Year travellers ground to a halt this morning after two cars overturned following a collision in the Menora Tunnel near here.

A state Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the department received a distress call over the incident at 11.31am.

“When we arrived at the scene at KM261.4 northbound of the expressway, no victims were at site except for two vehicles: a Proton Saga and Proton Saga Aeroback,” he said in a WhatsApp message.


The collision involving two cars in the Menora Tunnel resulted in a tailback of at least 10km long. — Picture courtesy of Perak Police


Responders remained at the scene to check for victims, but stopped the operations at 12.08pm, the spokesman added.

The incident caused a tailback at least 10km long.

A check on highway operator PLUS Malaysia’s Twitter account showed that the vehicles have been cleared and traffic back to normal.