A couple were killed in a five vehicle crash along Sayre Highway in Barangay Sinangguyan, Don Carlos, Bukidnon yesterday, January 14, 2022. According to the Don Carlos Municipal Police Station, the crash happened at around 11:50 a.m.
Police investigation revealed that 4 vehicles were traveling north along Sayre Highway: a Fuso Drop-side Truck with plate no. CAY-3389, a Rebuilt Aluminum Wing Van Truck with plate no. CAM-9993, a Ford Ranger with plate no. KCT-337 and a Nissan Truck with plate no. MVD-618. The 5th vehicle – a Yamaha Sniper single motorcycle with temporary plate no. 1020-81475 was travelling in the opposite direction.
Police said the Nissan Truck loaded with sugarcane travelling behind the Fuso Truck, the Wing Van and the Ford Ranger when the Nissan Truck suddenly lost its brakes and hit the Fuso Truck in the rear causing it to swerve to the opposite lane hitting the Yamaha Sniper. The Nissan Truck then hit the Ford Ranger also at the rear causing it to hit the Wing Van ahead of it. All vehicles incurred damages. But the driver and passenger of the Ford Ranger, a couple from Kadingilan, Bukidnon sustained serious physical injuries and were rushed to Simbulan Hospital in Don Carlos but were declared dead on arrival.
The driver of the Nissan Truck is now detained at the Don Carlos Municipal Police Station for proper disposition and facing charges of double homicide and damage to properties.
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The accident somewhat dampened the mood in the locality which was gearing up for the town fiesta tomorrow aside from the fact that the province was placed un Alert Level 3 causing major events to be canceled.
Read more details on the police report in the link below.