FOUR persons, including a four-year-old boy, died while a one-year-old baby girl miraculously survived when their motorcycle was hit by a pick-up in Tungawan town in Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday.
The Zamboanga Peninsula Regional Police Office identified the fatalities as Diosdado Villaruz, 46; Arnold Cabusao Arquiza, 34; Hazel Pepito Wamilda, 33; and Zian Arquiza, 4.
Villaluz was driving his Honda XRM motorcycle, with four passengers, on a road in Barangay Upper Tungawan when it was by hit a Toyota Hilux pick-up truck that encroached on its lane.
“Initial investigation disclosed that the Toyota (vehicle) encroached the other lane and accidentally bumped the approaching the Honda (motorcycle) that resulted to untimely death of the driver of Honda and three other passengers,” said regional police spokesman Capt. Edwin Duco.