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14 injured in Cawit mishap PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 12:51

By Dan Toribio

Fourteen persons, including women and minors, were injured when the passenger jeepney they were riding on figured in a collision within the vicinity of Zone 5A, Cawit yesterday morning.

The red jeepney with plate no. KVS 102, driven by a certain Alih,  was loaded with family members who intend to enter into a marriage settlement when the accident happened.

At 10:45 a.m. the jeepney was heading back towards Barangay Cawit when the vehicle lost its brakes.

Upon reaching a curved portion of the road at Zone 1A,  the driver lost control of the steering wheel and hit a steel electrical post.

Because of the strong impact, the vehicle turned  turtle and landed on its top.

The victims were identified as Khalifa Abdusala, y Kamlian, 14; Nurhana Kamlian y Maadil, 48, both of Sinunuc; Islay Nuring y Sarabi, 26,  of Zone -1, Maasin; Abser Manalos y Jikiri,(conductor), 24, of Caragasan, Maasin; Ainalyn Alipuddin y Abdulgair, 46, also of Maasin;  Amir Maddih Alih (driver), 39, of Zone-1, Cawit; Mihada Isdari y Alippuddin, 14, also of Zone 8, Maasin; Nur-aina Isdari y Jaafal, 24, of Zone-1, Maasin;  Abdil Aziz Isdari y Alipuddin, 21, also of Zone 1, Maasin; Aldrin Isdari y Cabbah, 18; Alizza Isdari Cabbah, 10; Mawaddah Ahid Alih, 10; Mawa Isdari y Pisingan, 55, and Jumadil Sarabi y Isdari, 12, all of Maasin.

The victims sustained injuries in their body and were taken to different hospitals for treatment. (Dan Toribio)

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