42 injured in head-on truck crash in Philippines

Other News Materials 8 February 2009 06:56 (UTC +04:00)

Two trucks collided head-on late Saturday in southern Philippine city of Zamboanga, wounding 42 people, four of them in critical conditions, local media reported Sunday.

Local TV network GMA News reported that a dump truck and a mini truck rammed into each other at a curved portion on Maria Clara Lobregat Highway in Zamboanga City at 16:30 local time (0830 GMT).

The injured have been hospitalized in Zamboanga City Medical Center.

The cause of the accident is under police investigation, Xinhua reported.