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Eight dead in Camarines Sur vehicular accident

November 7, 2019

Eight died and ten were injured in a vehicular accident in Camarines Sur Wednesday evening.

According to the Pamplona Municipal Police, around 8 pm a JRV passenger bus was traversing along Zone 4, Barangya Sanvicente Pamplona in Camarines Sur and headed towards Manila when it tried to overtake a tricycle in the same lane.

The bus  accidentally bumped the rear of tricycle and as a result, the tricycle crashed on the ground, police said. Three passengers of the tricycle were  injured.

The bus then collided with a van on the opposite side, killing the vehicle's driver and seven passengers while six were injured.

A bus passenger was also reported to have minor injuries. All of the injured were rushed to BMC Naga City and Mother Seton Hospital Naga City.

Police said the bus driver, identified as Leonardo Camu, was arrested and is under custody of Pamplona Municipal Police Station. Cristina Eloisa Baclig/DMS