TWO people died in a vehicular accident along the national highway in Molave town, Zamboanga del Sur province, the police reported Thursday.

The Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Police Office said the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. in the village of Blancia.

The police identified the fatalities as Pia Sayson, 27, and Jordan Patangan, 17.

Investigation showed the victims were aboard a motorcycle that collided head-on with a motor cab driven by Edmundo Manigo, 60.

Patangan lost control of the motorcycle while trying to overtake on another motorbike, the police said.

The police said Patangan sideswiped the motorbike ahead of him.

Patangan and his back rider, Sayson, were travelling to Blancia village at the time of the incident.