A driver and his minor nephew died after the vehicle they were riding in collided with a prime mover truck along the national highway at Purok Malipayon, Barangay Atipuluan, Bago City, Negros Occidental, Saturday night, March 12.
Killed on the spot was Toyota Corolla driver Ralph Estrevillo of Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City, while his 11-year-old nephew, who was in the passenger seat, expired at the Bago City Hospital.
Estrevillo‘s 13-year-old daughter, who was sitting at the back, sustained injuries.
The police report showed that Estrevillo’s vehicle bumped into the left side of the prime mover truck that was driven by Inocentes Granada, 55, of Barangay Banquerohan, Cadiz City. The truck was registered to Lopez Sugar Corporation.
The accident happened on a curved roadway.
The truck driver is now detained at the Bago police station.*