• Wednesday, 28 September 2022

8 killed in truck crash in Philippines

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MANILA, Aug. 1: At least eight people were killed when a dump truck plowed into a roadside fruit store and hit a motorbike and a car in Batangas province south of Manila on Monday after its break malfunctioned, police said.

The accident happened early in the morning in Nasugbu town. Initial investigation showed that the truck sped out of control while overtaking along a national highway, police said.

It crashed into a fruit stand, hit a motorbike, and collided with an oncoming sports utility vehicle from the opposite lane, killing the motorbike driver, the car driver and the six passengers in the car, police added.

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