Scores hurt as school van falls on its side


MANILA, Philippines—Several people, including students, were reportedly injured when the school service van they were riding fell on its side in Pasig City early Monday, police said.

Police Officer 2 Sonny Cortez of Pasig City District Tactical Operations Center (DTOC) said the accidnet involving a Don Bosco-Mandaluyong school service van happened along Pineda Street near Rizal Medical Center in Pasig City at around 6:11 a.m.

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  • grammar nazi

    One score is twenty. Scores means more than one score so that would be at least forty. Does your title “Scores hurt as school van falls on its side” mean to say that at least 40 people were hurt in one school van accident? Either there’s more going on or someone doesn’t know their English.

    • Simon Ward

      Good catch :) Probably the latter. The headline writers at PDI have produced some real howlers of late!

    • Cola

      Ask those PDI Reporters to read the Gettysburg Address. “Four scores and seven years ago …” That is 87 years ago.

    • Don Dee

      Well, it is a school bus. It is possible that more than 40 got hurt.

      • grammar nazi

        The article used the word van twice. That’s a maximum of about 15 passengers. But you could be right, it could have been a bus despite the reporter using the word van. So the reporter either used the word scores correctly but van incorrectly or used van correctly but scores incorrectly. I’m betting on the former.

      • Don Dee

        Tricycles that are used as “school buses” can carry 15. Lol!

  • Albert

    The title should have just been, “Idiot driver speeding overturns school service and injures schoolkids.”

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