4 Family Members Killed, Car Pinned Down by Truck

Four members of the Espinosa family of La Carlota City were killed when a ten-wheeler truck loaded with sugarcane on its way to a sugar central in North Negros Occ. at about 1:30 pm yesterday, the victims having been pinned down in their car by the careening truck for still unknown causes. The car was a complete wreck, Bago City police reported.

Killed on the spot were Romulo Espinosa who was driving the family car, his wife Josephine who was by her husband's side on the front seat.

Also pinned to death were their four-year-old grandson Toto Tatoy and his mother Christine Espinosa Parcia a call center agent who were both seated at the back.

The sugarcane overloaded truck tilted on its side and smashed the Hyundai car with its right side killing all four helpless passengers.

Bago City Mayor Nicolas Yulo assured the victims' family to extend the much-needed assistance and to press for a thorough probe on the tragic road accident at Brgy. Atipuluan, Bago City.

Driver Herman Mahometano of the killer 10-wheeler truck is facing charges for reckless imprudence resulting to multiple homicide.*(RGT)



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