5 killed, 13 hurt in separate road mishaps in Zamboanga
PAGADIAN CITY — Five people were killed and several others were injured in separate road accidents involving trucks and motorcycles in the three Zamboanga provinces in just a span of six hours on Sunday, reports from authorities said Monday.
The first accident was recorded in Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay at 2:30 p.m., when the trailer truck driven by Marcelino Auditor hit a Honda scooter and killed the back-rider, identified as Chriza Jane Polpol, a 14year old resident of Malangas town. Elaine Azusano, 15, who was driving the
scooter was wounded and was rushed to a hospital.
At 3:30 p.m., three persons were killed when a truck transporting copra slammed into a house in Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte.
The police identified those killed as Sabdala Jamalul, the truck driver; and his passengers Siera Mukadam Salap, 54; and Raphy Jamalul, 35.
Two other people riding on the copra truck were also injured.
In Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur, 6year old Jhon Trinidad was injured when hit by a single motorcycle as he was crossing the National Highway in Brgy. Switch.
At around 7:30 p.m., 42-year old Raul Bisin died when a single motorcyle crashed into the tricycle he was riding in Brgy. Bogo in Pagadian City.
Injured were Joel Brawes, the driver of the tricycle, and his two other passengers; as well as the single motorcycle driver Jayson Blair and his backrider, Arcelie Tayactac.
In Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, 41-year old Louie Barrientos was critically injured when hit by a single motorcycle past 8 p.m.
The motorcycle driver, security guard Arden Alapan and his back-riders, Maria Bellarmie Blanco and Jeshyl Aninon, were also injured when they crashed into the pavement. —