4 killed, 24 hurt in Davao road crash


Posted at Aug 18 2012 06:04 PM | Updated as of Aug 19 2012 02:04 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Four people were killed and 24 others were injured in an accident involving a passenger jeepney and a pick-up truck in Sitio Sta. Fina, P. Noval, Davao City on Saturday.

Investigations showed that the pick-up, headed to Davao del Sur, crashed into the jeep when it tried to overtake another vehicle.

The pick-up’s driver died on the spot while its 2 passengers are in critical condition.

The 3 other fatalities were passengers of the jeep.

The injured passengers are being treated at the Southern Philippines Medical Center. -- Report from May-May Benedicto, dzMM