Saturday, August 30, 2014

1 Dead, 4 Others Hurt In Car Accident Along Romulo Drive In Baguio City

One person died while four others were injured when a motorcycle and a van crashed into each other Friday night along Romulo Drive in Baguio City. The accident happened between 11 p.m. and 12 midnight. The fatality passed away while being treated at the Baguio General Hospital (BGH). The other four people escaped with injuries.

The victim has been identified as Cesar Gabao Padio, 20 years old and a resident of barangay Sibal in the municipality of Itogon in Benguet. Padio who is a money collector was driving through Romulo Drive when he crashed into a van being driven by Jun Bugtong Wakit, a miner who also hails from Itogon, Benguet. Aboard the van were Agnes Bentres Wakit, Fe Bentres Wakit and Angelica Tedio Aglasi. The van was on its way to Itogon.

It's still unknown how the motorcycle and van crashed into each other. A follow-up investigation on the incident is currently being conducted by the Baguio Police.
Photo by Darla Hueske via Flickr.