Manslaughter Brazilian Gets Three Months’ Jail

DENPASAR A teenage Brazilian whose car crashed into a motorbike, killing its female rider, has been sentenced to three months in prison. The Denpasar District Court said in a verdict on Monday that Lucas Silva, 19, was guilty of causing the death of Ni Wayan Sendi Tamara when his car drove into her motorbike on […]

Free Beer Bonus in Yet Another Truck Mishap

SEMARAPURA An overloaded beer truck on a hotel resupply run to Sumbawa overturned on the Sanur-Kusamba bypass at Mantra Tojan in Klungkung, destroying most of the Rp80 million (US$9,000) worth of cargo — except for some bottles which survived to be drunk by passing motorcyclists and motorists who stopped to help clear up the mess. […]

Brakeless Runaway Truck Kills 6, Wrecks 9 Shops

JIMBARAN Six people are dead and dozens are injured, at least one critically, after a speeding truck loaded with limestone went out of control and crashed on the steep grade on Jl Raya Uluwatu near the Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park, at Bukit Jimbaran, on Wednesday. Nine shops, two other trucks and two cars parked […]

Legian Cave-in Kills 3

KUTA Three men died when a drain they were building at a construction site on Jl Nakula, Legian, collapsed and buried them under 1.5 metres of earth and rubble. Labourers Fikri, 28, from Lombok, and Ismaeni, 50, and Suari, 30, from Banyuwangi, East Java, were crushed on August 20 by falling debris. One of the […]

Bali’s Dog Explosion Claims Another Life

TAMPAK SIRING The Bali Times A Balinese woman was killed on Thursday when the motorbike she was riding struck a dog, police said. Ni Wayan Kerni, 35, from Tampak Siring near Ubud suffered head injuries from the accident and died soon after, Gianyar Traffic Poiceman Bima Viyasa said. The dog had been wandering among late-evening […]