6 killed, 8 injured vehicular accident in Maguindanao

June 4, 2013 10:22 pm 

MANILA, June 4 — Six persons were killed while eight others were injured when a vehicular accident occured Tuesday afternoon at Parang, Maguindanao, police said.

In a phone interview, Senior Supt. Rodelio Jocson, Maguindanao provincial police director, said the incident occurred along the National Highway in Brgy. Sarmiento around 3 p.m.

Citing initial field reports, Jocson said the incident involved a Toyota Innova and a 10-wheeler truck.

"The report that we received was that six people died, it was a head-on collision," he said.

Those injured have been brought to a hospital in Cotabato City, Jocson said.

He added that other details, including the names of the fatalities and injured, have yet to be determined as local police were still conducting an investigation.

Investigation is still being conducted to determine what caused the accident but Jocson said the area where the incident occurred is mountainous. (PNA)

HBC/CLTC/UTB

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