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1 dead, 4 injured in Nueva Vizcaya car-van collision

/ 04:53 PM October 17, 2019

SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya –– A driver died and four others were injured when a passenger van collided with a pick-up car head-on along the national highway here at dawn on Thursday.

Police Cpl. Louie Macaso, Solano police investigator, identified the fatality as pick-up car driver William Tolentino, 59, a resident of Gattaran, Cagayan.

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Investigators said Tolentino’s car occupied the opposite lane when it overtook another vehicle before colliding head-on with the approaching van in Barangay Bascaran.

Due to the impact, Tolentino was pinned to death while van driver Wincy Longgat, 26, lost his two legs.

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Injured in the accident were Fredison Ancheta, and couple Franklin and Avelina Tagufa./lzb

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