9 hurt in jeep-bus collision along Commonwealth

Posted at 05/17/2014 11:41 AM | Updated as of 05/17/2014 12:03 PM

MANILA - Nine passengers were hurt after the jeepney they were riding hit a bus along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Saturday morning.

The jeepney, with plate number TWR 788, rear-ended a Mersan bus while the latter was unloading passengers at around 9:10 a.m.

The bus, with plate number UVN 403, was plying the Baclaran-Bulacan route.

According to the driver of the jeepney, he lost control of the vehicle, causing him to hit the bus.

The victims sustained only minor injuries, authorities said.

The jeepney driver is facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting in damage to property and multiple physical injury. -- Report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM