The Philippine Star Updated March 30, 2012 12:00 AM (www.philstar.com)
MANILA, Philippines - Three persons were killed while 17 others were injured when a Toyota Hi-Ace van they were riding turned over and hit a tree on the southbound lane of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) in Mexico, Pampanga Wednesday night.
PO3 Jessie Lopez identified the fatalities as Nelia Bacugan, Fidela Robinson and Diosdado Basuel.
Chief Superintendent Agrimero Cruz Jr., spokesman for the Philippine National Police (PNP), said the accident occurred at around 11:35 p.m.
Cruz said the victims had just visited the
when their vehicle hit the slope of a culvert at the vicinity of Barangay
Suclaban. Manaoag Church
The injured passengers were brought to the
Hospital in Angeles
Community Hospital in Mexico
town and . – Ric Sapnu,
Cecille Suerte Felipe Jose Lingad Memorial