Trailer fire in Genting Sempah tunnel causes 11-km crawl

KUALA LUMPUR� The traffic heading to the East Coast is reported to be congested with an 11-kilometre crawl after a trailer caught fire in Genting Sempah Tunnel at about 1.37am.

A Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) spokesman said following the incident, MHA opened a contraflow lane at KM36.9 west bound to KM38.2 before the tunnel from 8.24 am to 9.06 am for works to remove the trailer.

Works on removing the trailer have completed and the lanes in the tunnel were reopened at 9.06am but the traffic is still congested.

Source: Bernama