4 dead, 2 hurt in Ilocos Norte car crash-A A +A
Saturday, October 27, 2012
BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte -- Four persons were killed and two others were injured when a south-bound car they were riding went out of control and crashed into a waiting shed along the national highway in Barangay Tabug Thursday night, the country's risk reduction council said.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported at 10:45 p.m. of Thursday the red Toyota Corolla driven by Fred Oasay, 39, along with five passengers of legal age and residents of Barangay 14, Tartarabang, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, was traversing towards south when Oasay lost control upon reaching a curve and rammed into the waiting shed before finally hitting the mango tress at the leftshoulder of the road.
It was learned that all passengers, who came from a drinking spree, were not wearing seatbelts.
NDRRMC identified the four fatalities as Rosebelt Ranada, Rogel Agdeppa, Arnel MAcadaeg and Oasay, all of Barangay Tartarabang near Pinili town.
The injured were identified as Menard Mendoza and Miguel Fagaragan, also occupants of the ill-fated car and residents of said barangay.
All occupants of the car were rushed to the Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital in Batac City by responding policemen but four of them died before reaching the said hospital. (PNA/Sunnex)