5 hurt in road mishap
CARRANGLAN, Nueva Ecija – A college student of the Nueva Vizcaya State University was killed while five others were injured when an Isuzu van collided with the victims’ three motorcycles Sunday afternoon.
The six victims were on three separate motorcycles when they collided with an Isuzu Elf close van registered to Northern Farms and being driven by Gerry Cabagting, 35, of Sitio Salangan, Matatalaib, Tarlac City, in Bgy. Minuli around 4:40 p.m.
Killed was Regino Rex Yano, a student at the NVSU, who was driving a black Rusi motorcycle with backrider identified as Jester Allen Carbonel, 23, of Quirino, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya. Others who were injured were Regie Cabigat, 21, of Dupax, Nueva Vizcaya; Imee Quiligue, 20, of Jose Ancheta, Maddela, Quirino; Jomie Limon, 30, and Rhea Cailing, both of Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.
Provincial police director Senior Supt. Eliseo T. Tanding said Yano died on the spot while the others were rushed to the Dr. PJGMRMC in Cabanatuan City, Heart of Jesus Hospital in San Jose City and the Veterans Hospital in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.