An express bus on it way from Kuching to Miri collided head on with a lorry 4km from Tatau town (50km from Bintulu) killing two people on Friday.

An officer from Road Transport Department who were at the scene told reporters the bus was carrying 11 people including the bus driver and an assistant driver.

Police source said they were still investigating the case and yet to reveal identity of those died. It is learnt one of the victims was pregnant – believed to be the lorry driver’s wife.

The lorry driver – Abok Anak Ringgit’s wife – said to be pregnant was sitting next to him when the accident occurred. She didn’t survive.