Close  

Driver killed, helper hurt in Ilagan City crash

Driver Antonio Torres dies in this van after he lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into a fence, a concrete house and an electric post in the City of Ilagan in Isabela on June 25, 2017. (PHOTO BY VILLAMOR VISAYA JR. INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON)

CITY OF ILAGAN — A 28-year-old man died while his assistant was hurt when their closed van loaded with unprocessed hog meat crashed into a house on Sunday dawn (June 25) here.

Killed was Antonio Torres, 28, driver of the van owned by a private meat processing company.

ADVERTISEMENT

He was delivering 28 butchered pigs to Tuguegarao City when he lost control of the steering wheel and crashed the van into a fence, a concrete house and an electric post, before the vehicle toppled on its side, according to Supt. Ariel Quilang, Ilagan police chief.

Torres died on the way to the Faustino Dy Sr. Memorial Hospital.

FEATURED STORIES

His helper Elmer Mascardo, 20, was hurt and is recuperating at the same hospital.   SFM

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Accident, accident fatality, accident injuries, Antonio Torres, City of Ilagan, Elmer Mascardo, Isabela, losing control of vehicle, vehicular accident, Wayward van
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.