3 dead, 8 injured after bus falls into ravine in Antique

Bea Zaragosa, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 06 2019 03:08 AM | Updated as of Apr 06 2019 11:58 PM

(UPDATE) Three were killed while 8 were injured after a bus fell into a ravine in Hamtic town, Antique late Friday.

One of the fatalities was a fresh graduate male who was with his mother. They were among the 3 persons declared dead on arrival.

The Ceres bus was carrying 9 passengers, a driver, and a conductor.

It was on its way to San Jose, Antique from Iloilo when it fell into the ravine, according to Police Sr. Master Sgt. Llanie Adores.

The bus operator, Vallacar Transit Inc. expressed its condolences and said it would provide assistance to victims' families.

The bus company, one of the biggest in Western Visayas, added that it would investigate the incident.