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Teacher dies, 17 hurt in mini bus accident

MARIVELES, Bataan – A 27- year-old teacher died while 17 others were injured Monday afternoon when a mini bus fell off the Zigzag Road in this town.

Supt Melecio Buslig, Jr., chief of police, said an Isuzu mini bus without plate number and with marking NBLTour, owned and driven by one Rodito Angeles of Sta. Elena, Orion, Bataan, was traveling along Zigzag Road when the bus engine malfunctioned.

As the minibus moved backward, the driver tried to apply its break but it instead crashed into the boulders.

Gina Dulay, a teacher of Cabcaben, and 17 other passengers, most of whom are working at Freeport Area of Bataan, were rushed to Mariveles Maheseco Hospital.

Dulay was declared dead on arrival at the hospital due to head and body injuries.

The driver of the bus fled after the incident and is now hunted by Mariveles police. (Mar T. Supnad)

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