30 hurt in Antique road mishap


Posted at Sep 07 2012 02:34 AM | Updated as of Sep 07 2012 10:34 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Thirty people were rushed to a hospital after their vehicle figured in an accident in Laua-an, Antique on Thursday.

Police said a truck carrying the 30 passengers lost its brakes, causing it to roll over.

The victims sustained injuries and were brought to the Anghel Salazar Memorial District Hospital.

The truck’s driver Ricardo Sarona is in the custody of police.

Authorities said the victims were about to attend a funeral of a relative in Antique when the accident occurred. -- Report from Nony Basco, ABS-CBN News Iloilo