1 DEAD, 2 HURT IN LA UNION ROAD MISHAP

STO. TOMAS, La Union – One person was killed and 2 others were injured when the car they were riding collided against a provincial passenger bus along the McArthur Highway in Barangay Lomboy here Saturday.

Police Chief Insp. Artemio Infante, La Union Provincial Police Community Relations Officer, identified the car driver as Pedro Pablo Sanueta,65, of Barangay Patac, this town.who was declared dead-on-arrival at La Union Medical Center in San Fernando City. His passengers, Tommy Saldefar and Jun Constantino, both from Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, are being treated at the same hospital.

Investigation showed that the passenger bus driven by Felix Villalobos, 53, of Patpatac Segundo, Candon City, Ilocos Sur, hit Sanueta’s car when he shifted gears to the left and collided with the vehicle coming from the opposite direction.
Infante said that Villalobos is now under the custody of the Sto. Tomas Police Station which is preparing charges of serious physical injuries and homicide against the driver. ERWIN BELEO / northboundasia.com