Bus rams Skyway toll plaza; 21 hurt

Posted at 09/02/13 3:40 PM

MANILA – At least 21 people were wounded after a bus rammed the toll plaza of Skyway in Alabang, Muntinlupa on Monday morning.

Green Star Bus driver Rommel Reyes admitted he was speeding when he rammed the toll plaza along Skyway's northbound lane.

The bus came from Laguna and was bound for Cubao.

Retired General Loui Maralit, head of Skyway's Traffic Management and Security Department said the injured passengers were rushed to the hospital after sustaining minor injuries.

The Philippine National Police – Highway Patrol Group has taken Reyes into its custody, while the bus was already removed from the area as of posting time. – report from Dennis Datu, dzMM