10 killed in truck-bus collision in Cebu


Posted at Jan 16 2013 11:33 PM | Updated as of Jan 17 2013 08:35 AM

CEBU, Philippines - Ten people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck in the city of Naga, Cebu, police said.

The driver of the Prime Mover truck and 9 passengers of the Calvo Bus Line died in the incident.

The victims have yet to be identified by police.

Initial investigation showed that the bus, which was carrying 54 passengers, was on its way to Toledo City from Cebu City.

The truck was on the opposite lane coming from Asturias to Cebu City.

The truck allegedly lost brakes and hit the bus.

Other injured victims, including the bus driver who has a fractured leg, have been brought to nearby hospitals.

Police are still investigating the incident. - report from Edgar Escalante, ABS-CBN Central Visayas