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3 dead, 11 injured in Bukidnon mishap

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY: Three died while 11  others were injured in a vehicular accident in Quezon, Bukidnon, the police said Sunday.

Maj Jiselle Longakit, the spokesperson of the Bukidnon’ Provincial Police Office, said that the names of the fatalities were withheld while the  injured were taken to the hospitals in Bukidnon.

She said that the accident took place along Sayre Highway in San Jose, Quezon, Bukidnon Saturday evening between a pick up truck and a tricab carrying 11 passengers, including the three minors.

Longakit said that the Izuzu pickup with Plate number KDO 8042 driven by Fervent Salcedo, 37, of Cagayan de Oro bumped the tricab with Plate number KC 94854 carrying 11 passengers driven by Rex Villanon, 22, San Jose, Bukidnon.

The injured 11 passengers were immediately rushed to the Bukidnon’ Provincial Hospital for treatment, but attending doctors declared  the three minors dead on arrival, Longakit said.

The police had taken custody of both the driver of the pickup and the tricab for Further investigation and for  the filing of appropriate charges, Longakit said. -0-

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