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Driver of wayward Valisno bus tests positive for drugs

A Valisno Express bus crashed into the marker in the boundary of Quezon City and Caloocan City which resulted in the death of three people. ERWIN AGUILON/RADYO INQUIRER 990 AM

A Valisno Express bus crashed into the marker in the boundary of Quezon City and Caloocan City which resulted in the death of three people. ERWIN AGUILON/RADYO INQUIRER 990 AM

The driver of the ill-fated Valisno bus that killed four passengers on Thursday tested positive for drugs, a report from Radyo Inquirer said.

George Pacis has tested positive after undergoing a drug examination.

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Pacis was the driver of the San Jose del Monte City-bound Valisno Express bus with license plate TXV 715 that rammed the arch marking the boundary of Quezon City and Caloocan City at 7:20 a.m., Wednesday.

He was arrested on Wednesday afternoon in Balagtas, Bulacan.

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has ordered a preventive suspension of the 62 buses of Valisno following the accident. JE

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