Packed bus hits fuel truck in Nueva Ecija; 9 dead
In this handout photo released by the Philippine National Police Munoz city, Nueva Ecija, shows
Police officers and residents look at the remains of a passenger bus after it collided head-on with a fuel truck in Muñoz City, Nueva Ecija province Wednesday. AP/PNP
MANILA, Philippines—A bus driver tried to avoid hitting a motorcycle and collided head-on with a fuel truck, killing nine people and injuring at least nine others in Nueva Ecija, police said.
Muñoz city police head Michael Angelo Zuñiga said the highway crash in Muñoz City killed both vehicle drivers and the motorcyclist before dawn Wednesday.
He said the Victory Liner bus coming from Manila was carrying at least 40 passengers.
The fuel from the truck spilled. but firefighters poured water on it to prevent a fire.
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