6 die, 7 hurt in vehicular accident in General Santos City – local media | Inquirer News

6 die, 7 hurt in vehicular accident in General Santos City – local media

/ 10:56 PM August 04, 2022
The ill-fated 10-wheeler cargo truck that slammed with a passenger van

The ill-fated 10-wheeler cargo truck that slammed with a passenger van in General Santos City on Thursday afternoon, August 4, 2022. Photo from Brigada News GenSan

ILIGAN CITY — At least six people died in a vehicular accident in General Santos City on Thursday afternoon, according to local media reports.

A report by Brigada News cited police information saying six died on the spot while seven were injured and rushed to local hospitals after a cargo truck, a passenger van, and a pickup vehicle collided while traveling along the national highway in Barangay Tinagacan at past 3 p.m.

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Most of the victims were those aboard the passenger van that came from Davao City.

Photos from the accident site showed the passenger van crumpled while the 10-wheeler cargo truck’s cabin was also heavily damaged. Ryan D. Rosauro, Inquirer Mindanao

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