Jeeps, tilts, lands on Bontoc bridge; 18 hurt

>> Saturday, July 29, 2017

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Eighteen passengers of a Ford Fiera jeep were hurt when the vehicle they were riding in tilted and landed on its side on a bridge here at Sitio Lagangeo, Barangay Caluttit Monday around 10 a.m.    
Police and civilian rescuers helped in extricating the passengers trapped inside the vehicle and brought them to the Bontoc General Hospital for treatment. Investigation disclosed  John Aganos Kawilan, 41, driver and a resident of Tigil, Betwagan, Sadanga town was  driving the blue PUJ Ford Fiera jeep with plate number AYG 950 proceeding towards Poblacion, Bontoc when the vehicle tilted and landed on its side.  There were 23 passengers including the driver at the time of the accident. Eighteen passengers were admitted at the BGH while others were released after treatment.
A police report didn’t name the victims.


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