19 dead 21 injured as bus falls off cliff in Occidental Mindoro

Dimple Star Bus na nahulog sa Occidental Mindoro. Photo: Occidental Mindoro DRRMO

At least 19 people were killed while 21 others were injured after a passenger bus fell off a cliff in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro, on Tuesday night.

The Dimple Star bus with plate number TYU 708 was traversing the national highway at 9 p.m. when the driver lost control causing the vehicle to crash into the side railing of Patrick Bridge and plunging down a 15-meter-deep ravine.

The victims were rushed to provincial hospitals in Mamburao and Sablayan towns. — UNTV News & Rescue

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