road crashes in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on road crashes in the Philippines


[Right of Way] Road safety: Why are PH motorists kept in the dark?

Aug 22, 2019 - 3:35 PM

Watch road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and 3M Philippines' John Vallinan transform a dark street into one with proper visibility with retro-reflective material used for signs and road markings

8 killed after passenger-loaded dump truck falls in ravine in Kalinga

Apr 20, 2019 - 5:13 PM

Authorities say 40 passengers were on an Isuzu Elf dump truck to attend a thanksgiving ritual in a nearby village when the incident happened

Cops investigate a car crash site in Tabuk, Kalinga, on April 21, 2019. Photo from PNP Cordillera

Victory bus offers financial help to road crash victims’ relatives

Nov 20, 2018 - 4:42 PM

The financial assistance will cover medical and burial expenses, plus P180,000 cash

DEADLY COLLISION. A motorcycle, tricycle, and bus collide in Sta Cruz, Zambales, on November 17, 2018. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

3 dead, 5 injured in Zambales road crash

Nov 18, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Most of the casualties are minors

Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Poe's father-in-law injured as car falls off Greenhills parking building

Nov 18, 2018 - 3:20 PM

Senator Grace Poe says her father-in-law Teodoro Llamanzares 'has a few fractured ribs and bruises.' No one else is hurt in the incident.

CRASH. The damaged vehicle is shown flipped after it fell from the 3rd story of the Greenhills Promenade car park. Photo from the Philippine National Police

2 dead after pick-up truck plunges into ravine in Mt. Province

Sep 04, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Driver Charlie Domao-il and passenger Johnson Faroden are both killed when the pick-up truck falls into the ravine. Two other passengers are in critical condition.

1 dead , 2 injured in Zambales road crash

Aug 08, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Lolito Gaoat, 51, security supervisor of a shipping company, dies in a mishap along the national road in San Narciso, Zambales

Laoag Vice Mayor Michael Fariñas dies in car crash

Jun 06, 2018 - 7:15 PM

(UPDATED) The vice mayor is a nephew of House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas

At least 17 injured in Sorsogon car crash

Apr 17, 2018 - 9:02 AM

Responders bring 11 passengers to Sorsogon Provincial Hospital, and 6 passengers to Sorsogon Medical Mission Group Hospital.

Bad luck Friday the 13th? Metro Manila suffers from 30 road crashes in 12 hours

Apr 13, 2018 - 9:03 PM

Metro Manila roads suffered from 30 road crash incidents, involving at least 46 vehicles, according to MMDA

BAD LUCK? MMDA records 30 incidents of road crashes from 6 am to 6 pm on Friday, April 13.

Putting the brakes on road deaths

May 23, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The Philippine government needs to fix and enforce road safety laws to help save lives

Photo courtesy of BlueInk.News

Beer truck topples over along Olongapo highway

May 12, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Some residents say it is the 4th vehicle crash incident along the National Highway since road construction started

TOPPLED OVER. A trailer truck containing cases of beer toppled along a national highway in Olongapo City Friday afternoon, May 12. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

#SaferRoadsPH Manila: How do we make Philippine roads safer?

May 08, 2017 - 2:44 PM

On May 8 Rappler together with the Campaign for Tobacco free Kids is launching a campaign on road safety at the Rappler newsroom in Pasig City

WATCH: How do we prevent road traffic crashes?

Apr 22, 2017 - 2:02 PM

According to the World Health Organization road tragedies are predictable and preventable

'Several factors' behind Nueva Ecija bus crash – road safety advocate

Apr 20, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Former LTO spokesperson Jason Salvador says the condition of the road driver and vehicle may have been contributory factors behind the deadly bus crash in Nueva Ecija

CRASH SITE. The site of the bus crash in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija, that killed over 30 people. Photo courtesy of PNP Carranglan

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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Rappler Talk: Nueva Ecija bus crash raises questions on road safety

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:15 AM

MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz talked to former Land Transportation Office spokesperson Jason Salvador about road safety issues

Bus in Nueva Ecija crash overloaded

Apr 19, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The Leomarick Trans minibus carried 77 passengers far more than its 45 person capacity says Senior Superintendent Antonio Yarra Nueva Ecija police chief

CRASH SITE. The site of the bus crash in Carranglan town, Nueva Ecija, that killed over 30 people. Photo courtesy of PNP Carranglan

Deaths in Nueva Ecija bus crash rise to 31

Apr 19, 2017 - 9:57 AM

3rd UPDATE 46 people are still being treated in different hospitals in Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya with 4 of them in critical condition