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Fatalities in Tanay bus accident rise to 13

The number of fatalities in the tourist bus accident, with mostly students on board, has risen to thirteen.

This report comes from Bong Bati, Training Officer at the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of Tanay Rizal.

Ten persons died on the spot, while three others perished in different hospitals where they were brought.

Most of the bodies are at San Isidro Funeral Homes.

Meanwhile, thirteen of those injured were rushed to Camp Mateo Capinpin Hospital in Tanay.

6 were brought to Tanay General Hospital.

One is confined at Tanay Community Hospital.

17 of the victims are currently at the Provincial Hospital of Rizal in Morong.

Some of the victims will be taken to Amang Rodriguez Medical Center in Marikina City.

3 of the victims have been brought there.

The accident that took place at past 8 am on Monday involves a Panda Coach Bus Tours bus, with more than 54 passengers, who are mostly students from Bestlink College in Novaliches Quezon City.

They were on a camping trip when the tragedy struck near Magnetic Hills in Barangay Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal.

 

Topics: Panda Coach Tours , bus , accident , students , Tanay , Rizal
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