Multi-vehicle collision in Zambo Sur Print
Friday, 29 June 2018 14:14

Several persons were injured after four vehicles figured in a collision along the national highway of Ramon Magsaysay Municipality in Zamboanga del Sur last Tuesday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report stated that the vehicles involved were a dump truck, two small trucks and a tricycle.

One of the vehicles, an Isuzu Forward truck was travelling to Tambulig loaded with 100 sacks of pulverized rice casing when it lost its brakes upon reaching a steep portion of  Purok 2, Barangay Esperanza.

The Isuzu truck then bumped the rear portion of a tricycle travelling directly in front.

The Isuzu truck then continued on and sideswiped the left portion of a wing van truck traversing in the opposite direction causing two wheels of the second vehicle to explode.

Finally, the Isuzu Forward truck hit a dump truck that was also traversing on the opposite lane, causing major damage on its front portion.

The driver of the Isuzu Forward truck, identified as 60-year-old Alejandro Bulitic, sustained a leg fracture.

The tricycle driver, identified as Jovane Arcilla, a post office employee, together with his passengers, sustained head injuries.

The passengers were identified as Estelita Tauto-an, 53 years old and her eight-year-old grandchild.  (Remus Ong)