Two killed, 44 injured in Batangas bus accident


BATANGAS: A bus travelling along the southbound lane of the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road tollway in Lipa City accidentally rammed the rear portion of a 10-wheeler truck on Thursday night, leaving two dead and 44 others injured. Batangas police director Senior Supt. Omega Jireh Fidel identified the fatalities as bus conductor Arnel Diaz and passenger Jade Anthony Dimalibot, 18. Reports said the Dimple Bus (TYS- 454) driven by Lorenzo Caringal Jr. slammed into the truck (RMB 486) driven by Rodel Gono upon reaching KM-76 at Barangay Pusil at about 11 p.m. Witnesses said the bus driver could have fallen asleep.


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