2 die, 4 hurt in highway collision-A A +A
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
TWO persons, including a two-year-old girl, died while four others were wounded in a collision between a motorcycle and a tricycle along a national highway in Zamboanga del Norte.
Zamboanga Peninsula police spokesman Ariel Huesca said the incident took place around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Barangay Bogabongan, Leon Postigo town.
Huesca identified the fatalities as Ramonito Cabillo, 28, and Jonna May Pomicpic, 2 years old. Both were declared dead on arrival at the Sindangan District Hospital.
Wounded were Pomicpic's father, Jose, 40; mother, Mary Joy; and sisters Jory May (8) and Jessa May (4).
Investigation showed that the Pomicpics were aboard a tricycle driven by Jose and travelling from Poblacion, Leon Postigo, toward south when they collided with a motorcycle driven Cabillo, who was allegedly drunk.
Huesca said the wounded victims were hospitalized. (Bong Garcia)