Manila, Philippines • A Philippine police official says at least 21 people were killed and about 20 others were injured when a passenger bus plunged from an elevated highway and fell onto a van in suburban Manila.
Police Superintendent Elizabeth Velasquez said the bus veered off the highway and crashed onto a van passing below in suburban Paranaque city at dawn Monday. Both drivers were killed.
TV footage showed a number of bodies strewn around the bus wreckage with police officers milling around. The van was an unrecognizable pile of smashed white metal.