Tricycle vs cargo van: 3 dead, 1 injured

ILOILO City – A tricycle crashed against a cargo van in Barangay San Vicente, Leganes, Iloilo. Three died while one was wounded.

The following died of fatal head and body injuries on Tuesday night: Victor Sina-on, Armando Mondero and Reynaldo Consorio.

Sina-on and Consorio died while being treated at the Metro Iloilo Hospital and Medical Center in Barangay Tagbak, Jaro district while Mondero died at the Western Visayas Medical Center in Mandurriao district.

Survivor Julie Sison of Santa Barbara, Iloilo was confined at the Metro Iloilo Hospital and Medical Center.

The vehicular accident happened at around 7:30 p.m., according to Leganes police station traffic investigator, Police Master Sergeant Willy Aquidado.

All the victims were in the tricycle driven by Sina-on. From Santa Barbara, they were bound for Zarraga town.

The cargo van, on the other hand, was driven by Gorgonio Saban.

The tricycle hit the rear of the cargo van, according to the police.

“The tricycle was running fast. Its passengers and driver got thrown out of the tricycle. Their bodies were recovered a few meters away from the tricycle,” said Aquidado.

The cargo van driver was taken to the Leganes police station./PN


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