1 died, 7 hurt in a road mishap-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Saturday, August 24, 2013
A VEHICULAR accident along the Zamboanga del Sur highway has killed a person and wounded seven others, including an eight-year-old child, the police reported Saturday.
Zamboanga del Sur Police Office reported that the incident took place around 5:45 a.m. of Friday along the highway of Bulanit, Labangan municipality.
Investigation showed the victims were traveling from Pagadian City to Aurora town while boarding a vehicle driven by Sali. The vehicle was loaded with assorted goods.
The driver lost control of the steering wheel and crashed into a culvert at the side of the road after the vehicle rear tire exploded that injured the passengers on board, the police said.
Police identified the lone fatality as Abdurajan Abubakar, 31, who was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.
Wounded were Jon-Jon Sali, 33; Rosita Giminsel, 31; Myejille Saragena, 17; Alsharif Maarain, 13; Whadzna Maarain, 23; Washa Maarain, 36; and, Ridzwan Giminsel, eight.