Probe on deadly Nueva Ecija bus crash

Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao, chair of the Senate Committee on Public Works, greets resource persons before the start of the Senate inquiry, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the April 18, 2017 Carranglan, Nueva Ecija bus crash that left 33 people dead. “We are here to today to find out how we could minimize or completely avoid these gruesome incidents in the future, which claim so many lives of our countrymen,” Pacquiao said. He noted that a variety of factors such as driver error, vehicular malfunction, and the lack of concrete barriers could be blamed for the deadly incident. (PRIB Photo by Romeo Bugante)