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1 died, others injured in Cebu City vehicular accident


Photos from CCDRRMO Nagiel Bañacia’s Facebook

A female passenger on her 30s died, another seriously hurt while seven others sustained minor injuries after the jeepney they were riding on collided head-on with a private vehicle in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
According to Nagiel Bañacia, Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management officer, the public utility jeepney collided with a grey Mitsubishi Montero that the impact sent the female passenger out of the PUJ causing her instantaneous death. She sustained severe head injury, according to reports.
“Other passengers sustained bone fractures and bruises in the different parts of their bodies were brought to Cebu City Medical Center and Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center by 5 ambulances from Cebu City Ambulance Service and Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation (ERUF),” said Bañacia in his Facebook post.
He said the driver of the Mitsubishi Montero fled after the incident.
As of this posting, the Mabolo police were still searching for the vehicle and its driver.
Based on the initial investigation, the PUJ was on its way to the city from Liloan town carrying with it several passengers some who were minors. LGC

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