DAPITAN CITY– Three people were killed here when a passenger van rammed into a motorcycle with three riders in Barangay Sulangon Thursday.
The victims were identified as Felmar Omaña, the motorcycle driver, and his two back riders, Trely Dalahay and Jelyn Jumawan.
They came from a beach outing in Dapitan City and were on their way home to Mutia, Zamboanga del Norte when the crash happened.
Police investigation revealed that the van was on high speed when its tire exploded which caused the driver to lose control.
None of the van's passengers sustained injuries except for the driver Ysmael Sumile, who suffered burns on his left hand.
Sumile has been charged with reckless imprudence resulting in multiple homicide and damage to property.