Friday, May 22, 2009

Freak road accident kills 2 in Mindanao

Scene after the freak accident on Friday, May 22, 2009 in Kidapawang City in Mindanao. (Mindanao Examiner Photo / Geonarri Solmerano)

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / May 22, 2009) – Two people were killed and five others injured in a freak road accident Friday in the Mindanao city of Kidapawan, police said.

Police said a truck rammed several motorcycles and a multi-cab after losing its break on a highway.
“Two persons were killed in the accident,” said SPO1 Raymundo Lam-an, of the local traffic police force.

He said the truck driver, Loreto Castillo, lost control of the wheel and rammed two motorcycles which hit the multi-cab and in turn pinned the passengers of another motorcycle.
Castillo is facing criminal charges, police said. (Geo Solmerano)

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