TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - State-owned insurance company Jasa Raharja assured that victims of the KRL 1722 derailment accident with the route of Jatinegara - Bogor on Sunday are protected with the insurance. The total fund of medical treatment to be claimed amounted to Rp20 million at maximum.
“In principle, all victims in the incident are protected based on Law No.33 concerning the victim compensation and Finance Ministerial Decree No. 15 of 2017. Jasa Raharja has issued an assurance letter of medical treatment cost to hospitals where the victims are being treated,” said Jasa Raharja president director Budi Rahardjo in a statement Sunday, March 10.
Budi explained that the company provided additional cost of Rp1 million for first-aid treatment and Rp500,000 for the ambulance from the incident site to the hospital.
Jasa Raharja officers, he added, had coordinated with the railway police officer or Polsuska and the hospitals. The assurance letter had been sent to PMI Bogor hospital and Salak Hospital, Bogor.
Earlier, the train operator PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia or KCI spokesperson Eva Chairunisa said that up to late Sunday, as many as 17 passengers suffered injuries due to the Commuter Line of KRL derailment in Kebon Pedes, Bogor City. Nine victims were being treated in Salak Hospital, and the rest in the health post of Bogor Station.
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