Tuesday, October 27, 2009

45 injured as truck falls into ravine in South RP

NORTH COTABATO, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / October 27, 2009) – At least 45 people were injured after a truck carrying wedding guests plunged into a ravine Tuesday in the southern Philippines, police said.

Police said the driver lost control of the wheel while trying to negotiate a curve road in the village of Bulatukan in the town of Makilala and rolled over before plunging down the cliff.

The truck, which came from South Cotabato, was heading to Digos City to attend a wedding when the accident occurred, police said.

The injured passengers were rushed to hospitals. (Geo Solmerano)

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