1 killed, 17 injured in highway collision PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 14:16

A 70-year-old man was killed, while 17 others were injured in a vehicular collision along Lobregat Highway in Boalan Monday morning.

Killed was Said Amiruddin y Ladjamuddin of Daisy Road, Guiwan.

Injured were Paelson Jaudjurie, Jadjurie’s relative, (driver of motorcycle), Luis Romualdo, 43, (van driver), passengers—  Mel Akmad, 34, married, of Lubigan, Jenrei Erica Locson, 14, of Talon-Talon, Carmen Ferrer, 51, of Curuan, Ediren Balatbat, 26, of Curuan, Crisanto Limen, 50, of Victoria, Bansel Abbisi, 32, of Sacol Island, Rowena Lorete, 44, of Curuan, Gerraldine Lorete, 7, of Curuan, Girlie Lorete, 17, of Curuan, Huraida Malik, 46, of Mangusu, Jashya Malik, 22, of Mangusu, Sheila Abbisi, 9, of Sacol Island, Merchisa Abbisi, 15, of Sacol Island, Vienna Abbisi of Sacol Island and Erwin Molina, 24, of Mercedes.

A police report disclosed that a passenger van driven by Romualdo was heading east occupying the fast lane while the motorcycle was running also on the same direction using the slow lane. In Boalan, Paelson accelerated speed and swerved to the left towards the fast lane and while he was trying to make a U-turn, he was accidentally hit by the van at the rear.

The motorcycle with the two riders was dragged several meters away by the impact of the collision.

Said died due to serious injuries in the body.

The motorcycle driver as well as the van driver and the passengers sustained injuries in their body and were taken to the hospital. – Dan Toribio Jr.