3 killed, 14 hurt in CamSur road mishap


Posted at May 17 2012 01:20 PM | Updated as of May 17 2012 09:29 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Three people died and 14 others were injured in a bus collision in Camarines Sur on Wednesday night.

A Leyte-bound Silver Star Bus and a Manila-bound Ultra Bus collided into each other along Andaya Road in Barangay Colacling, Lupi town.

Three Silver passengers died after sustaining severe head injuries. They were identified as Francisca Belarmino of Catbalogan, Samar; Hazel Ivan Zilmar of Palo, Leyte; and Daniel Dela Cruz.

At least 14 passengers from both buses were rushed to the hospital.

Among the injured were Francisca’s two grandchildren, one of whom is aged 2; and Zilmar's aunt, Elma Viray.

Police have yet to determine what caused the collision. – report from Jonathan Magistrado, ABS-CBN News Bicol