Driver killed in jeepney crash in Pangasinan

BAYAMBANG, Pangasinan — One person was killed and two others were injured when a speeding owner-type crashed into a concrete waiting shed at 7:33 p.m. on Sunday in Barangay Alingan here.

The lone fatality was identified by the police as one Jolly Tuatis, 26, driver of the owner-type jeep, who was rushed to the Bayambang District Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Injured were couple Joel and Jessa Custodio of Barangay Zone V, Bayambang.

Witnesses told the Bayambang police the owner-type jeep with Plate No. DNU-947 was cruising the national road heading to the south direction in high speed when it swerved to the right ramming a concrete waiting shed on the road side.

The police said the jeep incurred heavy damages on its front portion and engine. lvmicua/