2 dead, 1 hurt in Quezon road collision | Inquirer News

2 dead, 1 hurt in Quezon road collision

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:21 AM January 20, 2021

LUCENA CITY –– Two tricycle passengers died and one was injured after their vehicle was hit by a speeding van along the Maharlika Highway in Calauag town in Quezon province on Tuesday night.

A Calauag police report on Wednesday identified the fatalities as Modesto Lazaga and Cesar Epa, both passengers of a tricycle driven by Renato Oriendo.

The report said a Toyota Hi-Ace driven by Edwin Barretto occupied the opposite lane and hit the oncoming tricycle while traversing one section of the highway in Barangay Binutas around 9 p.m.


Lazaga and Epa died on the spot, while Oriendo suffered injuries.


Barreto was detained at the local police jail, while a case of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple homicides will be filed against him.


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