24 hurt in Nueva Ecija road mishap

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 23 2014 05:04 PM | Updated as of Mar 24 2014 01:05 AM

NUEVA ECIJA -- Twenty-four school teachers were hurt in a road accident in Nueva Ecija Friday night.

The teachers, who were onboard a jeepney, came from na wake and were travelling along Sta. Rosa Danguilan Road in Palayan, Nueva Ecija, when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

According to PO2 Roan Salupacio, the jeepney probably suffered from mechanical failure.

The driver, Elmer Angeles, 39, and the principal of Barrera Elementary School, Teresita de Guzman, were also hurt.

The victims were immediately brought to a hospital for treatment. -- report from Nica Tomines, ABS-CBN News North Central Luzon