1 killed, 4 hurt in road collision PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 11 June 2012 14:40

A 40-year-old woman died while four others were injured when a cargo truck and a passenger van collided at Sitio Matawis, Tigbalabag last Saturday afternoon.

Killed was Rohaina Lali y Alibasa, 40, of Silengan, RT Lim, Sibugay, Helen Banda, 37, married of Ipil, Sibugay Alisane Tarhata, 19, single of Upper Calarian, Zamboanga City, Donesa Saiyadi and Sanera Saiyadi, both of Mabuhay, Sibugay.

A police report disclosed that a cargo truck driven by Jojo Esparaguerra was travelling east around 2 p.m.. Upon reaching a blind curve at Sitio Matawis, Tigbalabag, it encroached the lane being used by the passenger van driven by Ben Samson, of Mercedes, this city.

Police said the cargo truck collided with the van resulting in the accident.

Lali and the four passengers of the passenger van sustained injuries in the body and were rushed to the hospital.
Lali was declared dead on arrival due to the fatal injuries.

Esparaguera was placed under investigation while both vehicles were impounded at the police station for further investigation. –Dan Toribio Jr.