Female school principal dead in highway mishap PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 September 2014 11:55

A female school principal from Jolo, Sulu died after she was run over by a cargo truck in Guiwan yesterday morning.

The fatality was identified as Buraida Sawadi y Abdulkabir, 32, of Hawani, Jolo, Sulu. She was declared dead on arrival at a private hospital.

According to the Divisoria Police Station,  Sawadi was backriding a Honda XRM motorcycle driven by her nephew Alradzmer Abdulkabir y Mariamin, 25, of Executive Subdivision in Mampang. They just came from a hospital where the Sawadi’s mother was confined. While they were making a left turn to Apolinario Loop in Guiwan heading for Mampang, a Fuso cargo truck loaded with hundreds of sacks of rice driven by Paulino Cadillo, 59, married, of Baga, Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay bumped the motorcycle’s rear. Due to the strong impact, Sawadi was thrown off and fell under the truck where one of the tires ran over her body.

Sawadi was rushed to the hospital by paramedics who responded to the accident, but she was declared dead on arrival.

Abdulkabir escaped death in the accident.

Cadillo was detained at the Divisoria Police Station while both vehicles involved in the accident were impounded for proper disposition. – Dan Toribio Jr.