Truck hits jeepney, many students hurt

Posted at 07/02/2014 4:17 PM | Updated as of 07/02/2014 4:17 PM

MANILA - At least 11 people were injured after a passenger jeepney was hit by a trailer truck in San Pablo, Laguna on Wednesday.

The driver of the jeepney, identified as Jerrylito Fernandez, and 10 passengers were hurt in the incident.

The jeepney was bound for Quezon when the incident occurred. Most of the passengers were students.

The driver of the trailer truck, identified as Danny Castro, said he was trying to avoid a road barrier, causing him to hit the jeepney on the other side of the road.

Castro is now under the custody of police. -- Report from Ronilo Dagos, dzMM