February 22, 2013

Updates On Road Accident That Happened In Tuba, Benguet Involving A Truck And A Bus Carrying Students From The Marinduque State College

Last Thursday night at around 10:30, a bus carrying students from the Marinduque State College figured in an accident along Marcos highway in Tuba, Benguet wherein it collided with a truck. The students are on their way back to Manila after a four-day educational field trip in Baguio City. Seven persons died because of the accident. They were identified as Diane Lauro, Mariel Mingi, Princess Ann Pastorside, Leopoldo Nana, Carlo Pintor, Melvin Molatino and Jenny Liza Lantorva who was a teacher.

According to Virgilio Hidalgo, spokesperson for the Baguio City Police, the bus lost its brakes causing the driver to lose control of the bus.

Here's an updated report by GMA News:

And here's an interview with Dr. Leodegario M. Jalos, spokesperson for the Marinduque State College:

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