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2 passenger buses collide

by on Nov.19, 2010, under General, Places

A one year old baby was killed and more than 50 other persons were injured when an allegedly speeding bus collided head-on with another bus at Barangay Guinsay. The witnesses said that the driver of the Rough Rider bus who allegedly overtook a tricycle while speeding on the national road on the way to Cebu City from Bogo town. The Rough Rider bus collided with an Auto Bus Unit that was speeding on the other lane on its way to Bogo from Cebu City. The driver of the Auto bus said that the road was clear when the Rough Rider bus suddenly materialized in front of the bus. Both drivers were taken to the hospital for sustaining severe injuries in their bodies. The impact collision was so strong that several passengers were thrown off their seats. Most of the passengers of both buses claimed they were unprepared because they were asleep when the accident took place. The police said that the baby boy believed to be more than one year old was declared dead on arrival at the Danao District Hospital. The mother of the child was still unconscious in the other hospital. The Danao traffic division was still investigating the incident to determine who was responsible for the early dawn vehicular accident.

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