6 die in Davao road mishap-A A +A
Sunday, August 19, 2012
A COLLISION between a jeepney and a private vehicle took the lives of six passengers and injured 27 others at the national highway in purok Santa Marina, Barangay Binugao, Davao City on Saturday morning.
The fatalities were identified as Van Quincy Semine, 23, of 3rd Avenue, Tagum City; Leah Nacionales, 48, of Astorga Bay, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur; Antonio Avanes, of Barangay Sibulan, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur; Nestor Tugcay, 38, of St. Jude, barangay Daliao, Toril; Loreto Eremia, 63, a resident of Astorga, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur; and Ruel Serquina, of Inawayan, Toril.
Based on the investigation conducted by the Toril Police Station, a Navarra pick-up with plate number LGS-695 and driven by Simene was on its way to Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur around 6:30 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the steering wheel and smashed onto an approaching passenger jeepney with plate number LDA-284 driven by Rene Boy Cambalon, 38, of Coronon, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur which was on its way to Toril. (Blue Cordero)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 20, 2012.