1 killed, 6 injured in Quezon smashup
Michelle Zoleta (The Philippine Star) - September 28, 2013 - 12:00am

TAYABAS CITY , Philippines   â€“ Members of Iglesia Ni Cristo attending their centennial countdown and medical outreach mission here got stranded when nine vehicles figured in a smashup along the Maharlika Highway at the Tayabas-Lucena City boundary yesterday morning, leaving one dead and six wounded.

Police said a trailer truck lost control, causing the smashup with four buses and four other vehicles.

Police identified the fatality as Delfin Velasco, 54, and those injured as Ligaya Bayona, 60, and her daughter Ellie Rose, Raymond Concepcion, John Martoni, Mylene Maala and her daughter Dominga.

The mishap caused heavy traffic stretching for about 20 kilometers, stranding motorists traveling from Sariaya to Pagbilao town.

DELFIN VELASCO DOMINGA ELLIE ROSE JOHN MARTONI LIGAYA BAYONA MAHARLIKA HIGHWAY MEMBERS OF IGLESIA NI CRISTO MYLENE MAALA PAGBILAO RAYMOND CONCEPCION TAYABAS-LUCENA CITY
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