7 killed in Zamboanga mishap


Posted at Aug 18 2012 05:30 PM | Updated as of Aug 19 2012 08:05 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A collision between a passenger van and a truck resulted to the deaths of 7 people in Titay town, Zamboanga Sibugay, police said Saturday.

Six of the fatalities were identified as Carmela Billiones, Estarlito Despi, Sr., Diamay Espina, Delia Espina, Antonia Galantao and Joel Villamor.

Police said the incident occurred in Barangay Poblacion past 10 p.m. on Friday.

They suspect that the driver of one of the vehicles lost control, resulting to the crash.

Investigations are ongoing. -- Report from Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News Zamboanga