2 die, 5 hurt in road crash-A A +A
Sunday, July 15, 2012
ILOILO CITY - Two persons were killed and five others were injured in a road accident involving a 10-wheeler truck and a tricycle in Miag-ao, Iloilo midnight on Friday.
The fatalities were identified as Alyssa Naranjo, 17, first year BS Public Health at the University of the Philippines-Visayas (UPV) Miag-ao campus; and Carlito Muzones, a tricycle driver.
Naranjo died while on the way to Guimbal District Hospital in Guimbal, Iloilo while Muzones died while being treated at the West Visayas State University Medical Center in Jaro, Iloilo City.
The injured victims were identified as Bea Galapo, Ariel John Castillo, Jimmel Tolentino and Marvin Estanda, all first year BS Public Health students of UPV; and all confined at the Guibal District Hospital.
The Miag-ao police said the students on board the tricycle came from an acquaintance party. They were on their way to the dorm of UPV when the accident happened.
As of this posting, it was not known yet if the driver of the 10-wheeler truck was arrested by the town’s police after the accident. (PNA/Sunnex)