Wednesday Mar, 22 2023 05:07:03 AM

1 dies, 3 hurt in Matalam highway mishap

Local News • 21:09 PM Mon Jul 27, 2015
Edwin Fernandez
Welcome rotunda of Matalam, North Cotabato, one of Matalam's landmark. (

MATALAM, North Cotabato -- A 21-year-old girl was killed while three others were wounded in a highway accident involving amotorcycle and cargo trucks along highway hereover the weekend.Senior Insp. Elias Colonia, Matalam police chief, said the accident transpired along Purok Krislam, Barangay Poblacion, Matalam.Police identified the fatality asKrizamae Seneo of Gen. Santos City while the wounded were motorcycle driverRyan Jay Servanez, 24 of Banga, South Cotabato, Isuzu Elf driverNestor Pandayan, 53 of Eman, Bansalan, Davao del Sur and his helperJoseph Albaracin Alfafara, 38, of Agdao, Davao del Sur.Investigation showedthe motorbike driven by Servanez was hit by speedingElf truck, drivenPandayan, along the highway. Both Servanez and Seneo were thrown off from the motorbike while the Isuzu elf landed on a ditch nearby after hitting an on coming cargo truck driven by Ashley Pasawilan of Dandiangas East, Gen. Santos City.Passersby rushed the victims to the hospital but Seneo was declared dead on arrival. Pandayan was in critical condition at a hospital in DAvao City.The Matalam PNP took custody of Pasawilan and his Isuzu loader truck for further investigation.

BARMM Darul Ifta declares Ramadhan to commence March 23

COTABATO CITY  – A Muslim religious leader today announced that the Holy Month of Ramadhan will official commence on Thursday, May 23, Thursday...

34 loose firearms handed over to military in Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Lantawan Mayor Nursiya Ismael handed over 34 loose firearms to the military in a ceremonial turn-over held at the 19th Special...

Man with P1,7-M shabu nabbed in Polomolok sting

KORONADAL CITY – Collaborative effort of PRO 12 in intensified campaign against illegal-drugs resulted in the arrest of notorious drug peddler...

Priest mistaken for transporting a "salvaged man"

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – A Catholic priest has claimed that a police officer suspected him of transporting a salvage victim while driving from Digos...

P510K shabu seized in Carmen, North Cotabato, dealer nabbed

KIDAPAWAN CITY – About P510,000 worth of shabu were seized from a High Value Individual (HVI) in Purok 14, Brgy. Poblacion A, Carmen, Cotabato...