Nine were dead in multiple vehicular accidents in Matina Pangi, Davao City on Tuesday morning when a van carrying sacks of rice crashed with at least 10 other vehicles.
According to the report of ABS-CBN, the van which was carrying sacks of rice lost its break.
After the van collided with the first car, which Lap Ki Ku had been driving, the truck went to the other lane and collided with the other vehicles. The truck then flipped on its side.
Some of the casualties died due to crush injuries. Two have been brought to the hospital where one of them is in critical condition.
The 26-year-old truck driver was brought to Talomo Police Station for questioning. (CA/LON)