2 dead in Black Saturday road accident in Tarlac | Inquirer News

2 dead in Black Saturday road accident in Tarlac

DAGUPAN CITY – Two persons died while four others were hurt when a car crashed into a passenger bus in Tarlac City on Black Saturday, police said on Sunday.

Senior Police Officer 1 Daniel Bañaga, Tarlac City police investigator, identified the fatalities as Joanna Salvador, 21, and Jomar Pacuan, 11.

Injured were Dan Jodzon, 23, Krishaine Pacuan, 11, Diane Pacuan, 27, and another passenger known only as Tin.


Bañaga said the collision happened along the Tarlac-Sta. Rosa Road in Barangay (village) Maliwalo in Tarlac City at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.


The victims, who came from the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag in Manaoag town in Pangasinan province, were on board a Hyundai Accent sedan and were on their way to the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway exit in Tarlac City that would take them home to Caloocan City.

Bañaga said the car, which was driven by Jodzon, encroached on the opposite lane, crashing into a Baliwag Transit bus bound for Tarlac City.

Salvador and Jomar Pacuan died while being taken to a hospital in Tarlac City.


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