1 dead, 40 hurt as bus overturns in STAR Tollway

Posted at 05/04/2014 4:09 PM | Updated as of 05/04/2014 4:09 PM

BATANGAS -- A JAM Liner bus overturned along Star Tollway near Malvar, Batangas past 1:00 Sunday afternoon.

According to Malvar Police Chief Inspector Gaudencio Aguilera, a passenger died while 40 others were wounded in the incident.

Initial investigation showed that the incident occurred after the driver lost control of the bus as he tried to overtake another bus.

The passengers were immediately brought to nearby hospitals for treatment.

Investigation on the incident is ongoing. -- report from Arnell Ozaeta, DZMM, and Cesca Joves, ABS-CBN News Southern Tagalog