Driver in deadly SLEX bus accident in police custody

Ruel Villareal, the bus driver who figured in a predawn accident that killed two people at the Skyway area in southern Metro Manila turned himself in to the Philippine National Police’s Highway Patrol Group before noon Wednesday. The 22-year-old Villareal’s surrender was facilitated by the bus company he works for - Lippad Transit. He was accompanied by a company dispatcher identified only as Janet, radio dzBB's Sam Nielsen reported. According to the Police, Villareal, a resident of Bulacan, said he fled from the scene of the incident because he was afraid he would be lynched. The bus Villareal was driving

bus was driving smashed into a fuel truck along a portion of the South Luzon Expressway near the Skyway area. Skyway vice president Ed Nepomuceno said the incident occurred at 5:15 a.m. Killed in the incident were conductor Omer Garcia Jr. and passenger Alejandro Limbo. Both the bus and the fuel truck were impounded at the Highway Patrol Group compound. — DVM, GMA News

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