3-bus smash-up snarls EDSA traffic


Posted at Jan 28 2013 09:41 AM | Updated as of Jan 28 2013 05:45 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Three buses collided with each other in a tunnel along EDSA on Monday morning, authorities said.

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the collision, which occurred in the tunnel of EDSA-Aurora's southbound lane, involved a Jam Transit bus, a 5 Star bus, and a CEM Transport bus.

The MMDA said no injuries have been reported so far.

Authorities have yet to determine how the collision occurred. The MMDA noted that buses are not allowed to pass through EDSA's tunnels.

As of posting, a portion of the EDS-Aurora southbound lane was blocked, causing heavy traffic build-up in the area. – report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM