1 dead, 2 hurt in vehicular accident

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Sunday, February 2, 2014


A SEPTUAGENARIAN was killed while two others were wounded in a vehicular accident in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported.

The incident took place around 7:15 p.m. Friday along the national highway at Sitio Buyos in Barangay Piao, Sindangan municipality.

The Zamboanga del Norte Police Office identified the fatality as Corazon Tejamo, 71, who was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician at the Sindangan District Hospital.

Wounded were Jolieven Ambuco, 30, and Selmer Dagooc, 33, both residents of Denoyan village in the municipality of Siayan.

Investigation showed that Tejamo was about to cross the road when he was bumped by a motorcycle driven by Ambuco. Dagooc was onboard Ambuco’s motorcycle.

Tejamo was thrown and fell into a concrete pavement due to the impact, while Ambuco lost control of the steering bar. Ambuco and Dagooc fell into an open concrete drainage, thus they were injured, the police said.

Police added that Ambuco and Dagooc were travelling at high speed from downtown Sindangan to Siayan when they figured in the accident.

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