Four died when a public bus crashed into a post in Quirino Highway in the boundary of Quezon City and Caloocan. Four-person died as a result and 18 person were injured.
One of the passengers allegedly told the driver to drive slow because he has a heart problem. The Driver instead of slowing down, drove even faster which resulted in the bus crashing into the boundary marker of Quezon City and Caloocan.
All bus units of Valisno Express Liner, the offending public bus have been suspended after the Quirino Highway accident.
Valisno Express Liner has 62 units of bus. Four of its bus have a franchise covering the route Market-Market-Bohol-Cubao-Iloilo.
The Police said that the driver can not blame the marker left at the highway.
SPO3 Ricardo Escorpiso, LTFRB NCR Investigator said that if the Valisno Express driver is cautious by not driving too fast, he might have noticed the marker on the road and avoided the fatal accident.
Senior Inspector Marlon Meman, Quezon City Traffic Sector 2 Chief advised the Inspector of Valisno Express the need to surrender the person of the fugitive driver.
Vivian Martinez, the Executive Secretary of Valisno Express Liner based in San Jose Bulacan, Philippines was able to talk to the father of the fugitive driver who said said that the reason why his son escaped was that he was extremely afraid.
She further said that the driver was afraid that he might be attacked by the people in the area where the accident happened.
The fugitive driver wanted to see first his children before surrendering his person to the office of Valisno Express.
The Fugitive Driver expressed his willingness to voluntarily surrender.
The Valisno Express executive secretary said that within a period of 24 hours, the fugitive driver will surrender.
The other drivers of Valisno Express Liner expressed their wish that only the franchise of the bus involved in the accident should be the only one suspended.
Those rushed to the Dr.Jose Rodriguez Memorial Hospital in Tala, North Caloocan, 2 died and 14 were injured.
Some passengers were rushed in the East Avenue Medical Center.
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