At the scene of the accident (Source: inquirer.net)

Hanoi (VNA)
– A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a cargo truck killed three and injured 73 others in the Philippines in the early morning of May 7. 

Local police said the accident occurred on a highway in Atimonan town in Quezon province. The driver of the truck, his helper and a passenger in the bus were killed at the scene.

The injured were taken to nearby hospitals, they said.

Initial investigation showed that the bus driver tried to overtake several vehicles in the two-lane highway when it collided with the oncoming truck.-VNA