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Report: 3 dead, 13 hurt after bus falls off cliff in Quezon

December 28, 2010 7:58pm

Tags: Quezon
(Update - 10:45 p.m.) Three people were killed while 13 others were hurt after a passenger bus fell off a cliff in Quezon province on Tuesday, a radio report said.

The bus, which came from Sorsogon and bound for Quezon City, fell off a 50-foot cliff along New Diversion road in Pagbilao town, Bombo Radyo quoted town police head Chief Inspector Francis Pasno in a report.

The report added that the bus was approaching a curve when the driver lost control of the vehicle due to a mechanical problem, causing it to plunge into the cliff.

The report likewise identified one of the fatalities as bus driver Christopher Manlangit. The two others who were killed remain unidentified as of posting time.

Those injured have been brought to a nearby hospital for treatment, it added.Andreo C. Calonzo/JV, GMANews.TV
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