Three individuals were killed and another was injured after a 10-wheeler truck and a passenger jeepney collided on Monday, Sept. 23, along the Maharlika Highway in Brgy. Danlagan, Lopez, Quezon City.
Authorities identified the victims as jeepney driver Arden Erivera, 43; and passengers Joy Quintao, 36; and Cascmer Balinado, 5.
Francisco Balinado, 36, the father of Cascmer who was also on board the jeep driven by Erivera, was also injured during the accident and is currently confined in a hospital.
Per reports, the truck driven by Randy Pison crushed the jeepney while overtaking.
Authorities have arrested Pison, who admitted that he lost control of the brakes which resulted to the accident. The suspect is now facing charges for multiple homicide and damage to property.