8 killed in van, truck collision in Leyte town


Posted at May 17 2019 10:23 AM

Eight people were killed on the spot in a collision between a passenger van and a 6-wheeler truck in Babatngon, Leyte Friday morning. 

Babatngon police said the fatalities were among 18 passengers in the UV Express van. The remaining passengers were brought to Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban for treatment. 

Police said the van was enroute to Tacloban when it rammed into the truck at Barangay Tab-ang, which is an accident-prone area.