Passenger bus falls off Skyway

Watch out for traffic along Skyway especially at the southbound lane.


MANILA, Philippines – A passenger bus fell off the Skyway before 11 a.m., leaving at least 4 people injured, Skyway vice president for operations Ed Nepomuceno confirmed Tuesday morning.

A radio dzMM report said the Dimples Star Transport bus with body number 7511 fell off the Skyway southbound lane and crashed onto the service road right before the Sucat exit.

“We saw it on the CCTV that it fell. There were 4 passengers inside who were already brought to hospital. The driver was also brought to hospital,” Nepomuceno told radio dzMM.

The last trapped passenger, a male, was extricated before 11:30 a.m.

Authorities are set to tow the bus, which is causing heavy traffic in the area.

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  1. Just heard reports that the driver of the bus (still unidentified) has just been declared dead.