28 hurt in bus crash in Batangas

Posted at 11/10/12 10:59 AM

MANILA, Philippines – At least 28 people were injured after the passenger bus they were riding figured in a freak accident along Star Tollway in Batangas.

Star Tollway Security Chief Carlito America said the Dimple bus suddenly lost its brakes and fell into a canal along Barangay Lapu Lapu, San Jose.

The bus, which carried 47 passengers, was from Manila and bound for Batangas.

The victims only sustained minor injuries. They were brought to the the nearest hospitals for treatment. -- Report from Arnell Ozaeta, dzMM