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Collision causes bus to roll over, flatten sedan on Edsa

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 10:53 AM February 05, 2015
A Dela Rosa bus rolls over a privately-owned Toyota Vios on Edsa, Quezon City. Photo by Erwin Aguilon/Radyo Inquirer 990AM

A Dela Rosa bus crushes a privately owned Toyota Vios on Edsa, Quezon City. ERWIN AGUILON/RADYO INQUIRER 990AM

MANILA, Philippines—A passenger bus rolled over a vehicle along the northbound lane of Edsa in Muñoz, Quezon City, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Thursday.

Jenny Rosal of the MMDA Metrobase told INQUIRER.net that a Dela Rosa Transit bus with plate number TYM 249 hit and flattened the rear part of a gray Toyota Vios with plate number YL 1942 around 9:43 a.m.

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Rosal said the driver of the Toyota was trapped inside his car for a few minutes but was later extricated and rescued by the MMDA.

He said a Cher bus (TYY 972), whose rear portion was damaged, and a public utility jeepney (TVL 602) were also involved in the accident, which snarled traffic along Edsa northbound.

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The still unidentified Toyota driver was rushed to St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City while the driver of the bus escaped, according to a Radyo Inquirer report. With a report from Kristine Sabillo and Radyo Inquirer

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