KIDAPAWAN CITY – At least 7 people were killed when a passenger van and a utility jeep collided Monday in General Santos City in southern Philippines, police said.
Police said 7 others were injured and had been taken to hospitals. The driver of the jeep and two of his passengers sitting at the front were also dead while the rest of the casualties were from the van, including a child.
According to initial reports, one of the tires of the van burst and its driver lost control of the wheel and crossed the path of the jeep along the stretch of the highway in Batomelong village. The jeep rammed the side of the van.
Police said it was investigating the mishap. (Mindanao Examiner)
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