Militiaman dies in highway collision

A MILITIAMAN died while another was injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a motorcycle at the highway of Zamboanga del Norte, the police said Wednesday, July 17.

Police Major Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, said the incident happened at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday in Datu Tangkilan village, Sindangan Zamboanga del Norte.

She identified the fatality as Ares Andus Mobad, 42, a militiaman in Maras village, Sindangan town.

Galvez said Mobad’s back rider, whose identity was not immediately available, sustained injury.

The police officer said investigation showed the victims were aboard a motorcycle when they collided with a passenger bus driven by Pablito Bartonico, Jr., 40, which was traveling to Dipolog City.

She said Mobad was rushed but failed to reach the Sindangan District General Hospital alive. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)


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