Bulacan governor’s son hurt in collision
CITY OF MALOLOS, Philippines — The son of Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado was hurt on Sunday when his Toyota Fortuner collided with another vehicle on the MacArthur Highway here, police said.
Jose Antonio “Jonathan” Sy-Alvarado, 33, is in stable condition at the UST Hospital where he was taken for treatment of injuries on his face, said his sister, Charo Sy-Alvarado-Mendoza.
Jose Antonio is the Liberal Party’s congressional candidate for the province’s first district.
The driver of Alvarado’s Toyota Fortuner, Bernardine Cantilan, and Jericho Lubaton, a staffer, were also hurt but were sent home after treatment at the Bulacan Medical Center.
Sy-Alvarado, the eldest son of the governor, was seated at the back of his vehicle and was going home to Calumpit town at about 1:40 a.m. Sunday when a Toyota Vios coming from the opposite direction swerved into their lane and collided with the Fortuner, police said.
A police report on the incident said the Toyota Vios was driven by PO3 Marlon Calderon, 34, of the Bulacan provincial police office and a resident of Barangay Paltao in Pulilan town. Calderon was held by the police.
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