At least 12 hurt in EDSA bus collision

Posted at | Updated as of 02/06/13 7:04 PM

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) – At least 12 people were wounded in a collision between two buses along EDSA Makati Wednesday morning, worsening the morning rush hour traffic.

Initial information from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the collision occurred between a Precious Grace bus and Ralph Benz bus along EDSA-Buendia's southbound lane.

Raplh Benz driver Fidel Inague said the brakes of his bus failed, causing it to ram the the Precious Grace bus, driven by Reynaldo Ones.

The 12 passengers, meanwhile, sustained minor injuries.

The collision caused heavy traffic along the southbound lane. The vehicle build-up has already reached P. Tuazon in Cubao area, as of posting. - report from Dennis Datu, dzMM