1 killed, 1 injured in fertilizer tanker road crash in San Carlos City | Inquirer News

1 killed, 1 injured in fertilizer tanker road crash in San Carlos City

/ 09:04 PM August 31, 2021
1 killed, 1 injured in fertilizer tanker road crash in San Carlos City

A tanker crashed into a tricycle in San Carlos City on Tuesday, August 31.(San Carlos DRRMO photo)

BACOLOD CITY – A driver was killed while a passenger was critically injured when a liquid fertilizer tanker fell on its side and hit a tricycle in San Carlos City at 8:33 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31.

Jojo Piernas, 50, was crushed by the tanker while Rodolofo Gatungay Jr., 37, sustained a head injury.

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Both of them were on board a tricycle when the incident happened.

City Disaster Risk Reduction Management officer Joe Recalex Alingasa Jr. said the liquid fertilizer tanker rolled over and collided with the tricycle at the national highway near Barangay 1 in San Carlos City.

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The driver of the tanker truck, Renante Tanjay, is now under the custody of the police,

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