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6 Dead – 28 Hurt in Head On Bus Collision in Negros Occidental

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6 Dead – 28 Hurt in Head On Bus Collision in Negros Occidental – www.philippineslifestyle.com

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines – Six people are dead and 28 others injured after two buses collided head-on yesterday near Silay City, Negros Occidental.

The two Ceres buses collided around 7 a.m. yesterday on the national highway – most of the victims were pinned under the one bus which fell on its side in the middle of the road.

Probers said the bus bound for Escalante City overtook a vehicle in front of it and it hit an oncoming bus bound for Bacolod City.

Victims were rushed to the Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay, City – the others were brought to Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital in Bacolod City.

The driver and conductor of the bus bound for Escalante City are presently being detained at a local police station.

Source – The Journal 

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