10 hurt as jeep overturns in Antipolo

Posted at 02/09/13 12:15 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- Ten passengers were injured after the jeepney they were riding overturned in Barangay Mambugan in Antipolo, Rizal Saturday morning.

Antipolo City Disaster Management officer Joey Marco said the jeepney, which came from Cogeo and bound for Marikina, overturned along Marcos Highway at around 8 a.m.

Witnesses said the driver of the jeepney was speeding at the time of the incident.

The victims, one of them identified as 72-year-old Benedicto Buyate, were rushed to Amang Rodriguez Hospital in Marikina for treatment.

The driver and conductor of the jeepney are now under police custody. -- Report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM