15 hurt as bus overturns in SLEx-Nichols

Posted at 06/08/2014 7:47 PM | Updated as of 06/08/2014 7:48 PM
Photo courtesy of Ricky Velasco, DZMM

MANILA -- Fifteen passengers were hurt after an Antonina Bus overturned along South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) Sunday afternoon.

The bus, bound for Sorsogon, was traversing the expressway when it turned on its left side near the Nichols toll plaza.

According to the driver, Antonio Calitisin, the accident occured after he tried to avoid a service vehicle which suddenly appeared in front of the bus.

The bus hit a post, then went to the center island before it overturned.

Its two front tires were removed because of the accident. - report from Ricky velasco, DZMM