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Chinese, Filipino drivers held for death of Chinese tourist in Pampanga

/ 05:10 PM November 01, 2019

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.

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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.”

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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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