Bus going to El Nido, Palawan falls into rice field; 11 injured

Cherry Camacho, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 09 2016 06:39 PM

Police are still investigating a road accident involving a roro bus which injured 11 people

PALAWAN- Eleven people, including two children, were injured in a vehicular accident along the National Highway in Barangay Malcampo in Roxas, Palawan on Thursday.

Police said the vehicle, a Roro bus, came from Puerto Princesa and was going to El Nido, Palawan when one of its wheels slid along a curve due to the slippery road.

Bus driver Jeffrey Quiocson, 43, reportedly lost control of the vehicle which fell into a rice field.

Eleven of the vehicle’s 25 passengers were injured namely:

- Isidro Ilgario, 55;
- Rosalina Ytac, 70;
- Isagani Albiño, 38;
- Halfhade Paul, 55;
- Rico Pacanza, 38;

- Ma. Soccoro Pacanza, 33;
- Michelle Coching, 34;
- Danilo Bas, 41;
- Edilberto Relata, 33;
- Ameico Gabriel Pacanza, 5; and,
- Nataniel Pacanza, 6 months.

They were immediately brought to Palawan Baptist Hospital and Roxas District Hospital for medical treatment.

Police are still conducting further investigation into the accident.

Quiocson is facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple physical injuries.