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1 hurt in 5-vehicle collision in Laguna

At least one person was hurt in this accident along the national highway in Alaminos town in Laguna province which involved five vehicles. KIMMY BARAOIDAN/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

At least one person was hurt in this accident along the national highway in Alaminos town in Laguna province which involved five vehicles. KIMMY BARAOIDAN/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

ALAMINOS, Laguna — At least one person was rushed to a hospital while a still undetermined number of passengers sustained minor injuries following a multiple-vehicle collision in this town before noon on Sunday.

In a phone interview, Alaminos police chief Sr. Inspector Jan Albert Rongavilla said the accident happened before noon along the national highway in Barangay (village) 2.

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He said initial investigation showed that a trailer truck hit a bus after the truck’s brake malfunctioned.

“(The truck) then hit two cars and another vehicle,” he said.

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The police have held the truck driver. As of this writing, authorities are still in the area clearing the accident site. /je

At least one person was hurt in this accident along the national highway in Alaminos town in Laguna province which involved five vehicles. KIMMY BARAOIDAN/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

A trailer truck hit a bus after the truck’s brake malfunctioned, then it hit two cars and another vehicle. KIMMY BARAOIDAN/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

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