19 hurt in another bus accident in QC


Posted at May 06 2013 09:55 AM | Updated as of May 06 2013 05:55 PM

MANILA – At least 19 people were wounded in another bus accident in Quezon City Sunday evening.

A CEM Trans Inc. bus, driven by 43-year-old Miguelito Balingit, fell on its side while allegedly speeding along Elliptical Road at around 11 p.m. on Sunday.

At least 19 people were wounded in the crash. Three people including bus conductor Ervin Iba and passengers Crisjoy Vicentino and a certain "Giro" are in critical condition.

Passengers claimed the bus was running at 70 kph when the accident happened. They claimed the bus driver even tried to beat the red light several times.

Balingit is facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple physical injuries. – report from Eric Dastas, dzMM