Bus driver dead, 9 hurt in Quezon road crash

Bus driver dead, 9 hurt in Quezon road crash

Bus driver dead, 9 hurt in Quezon road crash


LUCENA CITY — The driver of a Bicol-bound passenger bus was killed and nine others were injured in a vehicular accident on Tuesday night along the Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao town in Quezon province.

A report from the Quezon police said a DLTB passenger bus being driven by one “Manuel,” 35, while negotiating the highway at around 10:30 p.m. miscalculated a curved section of the road in Barangay Ibabang Palsabangon.


The bus consequently hit two houses on the side of the road, a mango tree, a motorcycle, a tricycle, and dangling electric wires before it stopped.


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The bus driver suffered serious head and body injuries and died on the spot, the police said.

Eight passengers and a house occupant were injured and taken to the Quezon Medical Center in neighboring Lucena City for medical treatment.

The police said the concerned parties were open to amicable settlement.

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