1 dead, 11 injured in highway collision PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 04 December 2014 14:16

A man died while 11 others were injured when a passenger van collided with a 10-wheeler truck yesterday afternoon.in Calabasa in the city’s east coast.

The lone fatality, Romeo Acu, was dead on arrival at the hospital.

Injured were Medardo Ramirez, Jr, of Calawit, Zamboanga del Norte, driver of the Starex van, Christopher Bayjamco, Oliva Ernalyn, Husin Jamhali, Haliya Jamhalu, unidentified baby boy more or less 5 years old, unidentified baby girl more or less 2 years old, Jerry Sumicad, Amin Said, Jemma Cabato and her baby girl.

The truck driver was identified as Jeremer Tuto of Guingooc City.

DZT gathered that the passenger van was heading for Zamboanga Sibugay while the truck was coming in the opposite direction from Ozamiz City when both vehicles collided a a blind curve in Calabasa.

Police were still investigating the case. — Dan Toribio