BATANGAS, Philippines – Five people were killed while 12 others were injured in a traffic collision that transpired at around 3 am Friday, January 4, in Barangay Laiya-Aplaya in the town of San Juan, Batangas.
According to the Batangas Police Provincial Office, a tricycle driven by Levy Gamil was traversing the road toward Barangay Hugom when a Honda Civic driven by John Kelly Villanueva in the opposite direction occupied its lane, causing the collision.
All passengers were hurt and were rushed to nearby hospitals, but 5 of them sustained fatal injuries.
The fatalities were identified as:
Those who were brought to Batangas Medical Center and San Juan Doctors Hospital due to injuries are: