Chinese, Filipino drivers held for death of Chinese tourist in Pampanga
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The state-owned Clark Development Corp. on Friday turned over to the Mabalacat City police the Chinese and Filipino drivers whose vehicles’ collision killed a Chinese pedestrian here.
Master Sgt. Ernie Visda, duty investigator, took custody of Jomarie Intal, a resident of Mabalacat City, and Jiang Ting Lin, a resident of Fujian, China for the filing of criminal charges.
Intal drove a white Nissan Urvan with licensed plate FO-S714 while Jiang drove a black Toyota Fortuner with license plate PI-B558 during the collision at past noon last Oct. 30.
A report from the CDC public safety division obtained by the INQUIRER on Friday showed that the white van was “traveling along Beijing Road 01 from west to east direction while [the black car] was traveling along Beijing Road 6 from south to north direction crossroad.”
The report said both vehicles drove fast, crashed into each other, leading the black car to turn around, throwing tourist Lin Zhigiang who was walking on the road with a compatriot.
The collision threw the 27-year-old victim’s body toward a steel pole that bent to the right, a viral video of the incident showed.
Lin died at the Mabalacat district hospital some hours later./lzb
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