Deadly Zambo joy ride

October 06, 2018

AN 18-year-old student was killed while his 8 other classmates were injured, after the pick up vehicle they were riding figured in an accident in Zamboanga City, police reported yesterday.

Police said 2 of the 8 injured were in critical condition.

Belated report at the Public Commuters and Motorists Alliance (PCMA) said the supposed joy ride turned into a bloody accident Friday afternoon at Barangay Pasonanca, Zamboanga City.

Quoting the report of Chief Insp. Arlan Delumpines, head of Police Station 7, the victims were on their way home from joy riding when the incident occurred in Sitio Lantawan.

Police said they are still investigating the identity of the fatality and the two critically injured while the rest of the victims suffered multiple bruises, concusions and cuts in different parts of their bodies.

Reportedly, the pickup truck lost its pedal brake while negotiating a sharp curve before going straight into a parked motorcycle along the road and turning turtle four times.