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7 injured as 6 cars, 1 bus collide on NLEX in Pampanga

7 injured as 6 cars, 1 bus collide on NLEX in Pampanga

MANILA, Philippines — Seven people were injured as several cars and a bus collided on the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) on Sunday.

In a video posted by Gian Carlo Mendoza on Twitter, it showed how some of the vehicles piled-up after figuring in the collision.

In a phone interview with INQUIRER.net, NLEX traffic manager Robin Ignacio said the incident happened past 3 p.m. on the expressway’s southbound lane in the Mexico, Pampanga section.

Six class one vehicles and a bus were involved in the collision, he added.

According to the initial investigation, one motorist suddenly slowed down and hit the breaks, which caused the other vehicles in front to crash.

Seven people sustained minor injuries, but only four of them were treated to the hospital. The other three, Ignacio said, signed a waiver agreeing that they would not be brought.

Ignacio said that motorists should expect heavy traffic along NLEX due to the incident.

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