Another passenger dead in Ceres bus mishap

A CERES bus unit lies on its side at sitio (sub-village) Kapayas, Barangay Pacul in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental. Bystanders helped the victims. (Courtesy of RMN Bacolod)

BAGO City – A passenger died after a Ceres bus unit fell on its side while travelling from Bacolod City to Barangay Maao, La Carlota City in Negros Occidental on April 15, 2019.

Radio reports indicated that the bus might have crushed the passenger who was thrown out of the vehicle bus after the driver lost control of the wheel.

Driver Imir Paro, 28, said about 40 passengers, mostly from Bacolod, were on board the bus.

Paro said he lost control of the bus and zigzagged on the road until it fell on its side at sitio (sub-village) Kapayas, Barangay Pacul in La Carlota City.

Reports indicated several passengers were injured.

Vallacar Transit Inc, operator of Ceres bus liner, said it has rendered assistance to the victims.

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