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27 hurt as bus slams into MRT post in Cubao

/ 08:01 AM August 20, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – At least 27 persons were injured when a passenger bus hit the wall of the Metro Rail Transit station in EDSA-Cubao, Quezon City early Tuesday,  the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said.

MMDA-Metrobase said the incident, which involved a Unicab Transport Bus and a Cem Transport bus, was reported to them around 5:35 a.m.

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The injured passengers were rushed to East Avenue Medical Center.

“Nagkagitgitan lang itong dalawa,” Police Officer 1 Victorio Villarisco of Quezon City Traffic-Sector 4 said, causing the CEM bus driven by Rex Taclar to hit the MRT post.

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He said the Unicab bus was just slightly damaged.

No other information was available as of posting.

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