Envoyé : mardi 7 mai 2019 13:02
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Vehicle Accident : Atimonan, Province of Quezon, Philippines, Pacific Ocean – West
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

May 7th 2019 11:01 AM – Vehicle Accident – VI-20190507-67785-PHL

Base information

EDIS Code: VI-20190507-67785-PHL
Event date: May 7th 2019 11:01 AM
Category: Vehicle Accident
Continent: Pacific Ocean - West
Country: Philippines
State: Province of Quezon
Settlement: Atimonan
13.9966108,121.9180499 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Transport - Public and private transportation
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

Three people were killed and Sixty-eight injured when a tour bus collided with a truck in the Philippines, police said on Tuesday. According to a police report, the accident took place on a highway in Atimonan town in Quezon province, 120 kilometers south-east of Manila, on Monday. One passenger on the bus died as well as a passenger and the driver of the truck. Sixty-eight people suffered various injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals. "The bus was traveling along a downhill stretch of a diversion road in the town when it overtook another vehicle and collided with the 10-wheeler truck,” the report said. The bus driver has been arrested by police. Fatal road accidents are common in the Philippines, mainly due to driver negligence, defective public vehicles or unsafe road conditions. According to the World Health Organisation, an average of 10,000 people die annually in the Philippines due to road accidents.

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Corentin DECAEN


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