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Retired police official killed in freak New Year’s day accident

January 2, 2013

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A retired police official who once served as warden of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), died when his car, a multicab, exploded and caught fire while cruising  Trans-Central Highway, Cantipla 2, barangay Tabunan, Cebu City around 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Retired Col. Salvador Sanchez, of his 60’s, of Lahug, Cebu […]

Three killed in Bogo vehicular mishap

December 17, 2012

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(2nd Update) THREE passengers were killed while 37 persons were injured in a collision between a passenger bus and a motorist along the national highway of Dakit, Bogo City at 2:45 a.m. on Monday. P03 Edwin Dignos, traffic investigator of the Bogo City police, said all fatalities were passengers of Cebu Auto Bus bearing plate […]

Crash survivor heard brakes screech as bus sped downhill

October 29, 2012

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By Carmel Loise Matus, Correspondent Rosalinda Cerna, 50, was supposed to take a van-for-hire home to Toledo city but she got on a Jegans bus thinking it would be a safer ride. She had no inkling the trip would end up in a major accident. She survived with a fractured right shoulder. At the Vicente […]

Two killed, others hurt in weekend accidents

September 17, 2012

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A 14-year-old boy and a 33-year-old woman died while several persons were injured in separate vehicular accidents in southern Cebu last week. A pick-up driven by a 47-year-old barangay captain bumped a trisikad in barangay Poblacion, Carcar City, killing one passenger and injuring two others as well as the driver yesterday. Rodley Gleocam was declared […]

Carcar City official accused of maltreating boys

May 10, 2012

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A Carcar City official was accused yesterday of slapping two boys and pointing his gun at them after a near-car accident in barangay Bolinawan, Carcar City. Edgardo Oca, city administrator of Carcar City, was charged before the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas with serious misconduct, grave abuse of authority and conduct unbecoming of […]

‘Reckless driving’ raps filed for nurse’s death

April 12, 2012

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  A 20-YEAR-OLD student was charged with “reckless” driving under the influence of liquor after his pickup collided with an ambulance, killing a Filipino nurse. Criminal charges were filed in the Muncipal Trial Court in Cities against Noel Anthony Pedrosa Logarta, driver of the Toyota Hilux pick-up that rearended the ambulance at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday […]

Pinay nurse killed in ambulance crash

April 10, 2012

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Driver of speeding pickup tests positive for alcohol     A Singapore-based Filipina nurse was killed when an ambulance she was riding was hit by a speeding pickup in Cebu City past midnight Tuesday. Trecie Abaño, 44, a native of Bislig, Surigao del Sur was thrown out of the ambulance where she was seated near […]

28 passengers hurt in Naga City bus crash

March 16, 2012

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After the crash, the bus driver just ran away. He’s in deeper trouble now. Police are looking for a certain “Marcial,” the passenger bus driver who abandoned his injured passengers after the vehicle collided with a dump truck and overturned in a ditch in barangay Maiinit, Naga, in south Cebu yesterday morning. A total of […]

26 hurt in Naga bus accident

March 15, 2012

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Breaking News (Updated 4:16 p.m.) by Rhea Ruth Rosell, Correspondent Twenty eight passengers were injured when a speeding bus turned on its side in Naga City about 8 o clock in the morning Thursday. The survivors said the Toledo City bound bus was at high speed when it side swept a dump truck in Naga […]

Bus overturns, 13 persons hurt

March 8, 2012

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  AT LEAST 13 persons were injured when the bus they rode on overturned along a national road in barangay Poblacion Ward 2, Minglanilla town, southern Cebu. Police said a Librando bus with body number 458 was seen racing with another bus when it overturned at dawn yesterday. Chief Insp. Laurel Almirante, chief of the […]