Five people were killed when a cargo truck collided with the multicab they were riding in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, early Monday, police said.

Four of the multicab’s passengers, who have yet to be identified, died on the spot while the driver died in the hospital, Senior Supt. Randolph Delfin, South Cotabato provincial police chief, said.

The incident occurred along the National Highway in Purok Pag-asa, Brgy. Carpenter Hill, around 4 a.m.

“‘Yung truck umiwas sa isang motor tapos bumangga na sa multicab,” Delfin said in a phone interview.

The truck’s driver, Juanito Villaran, is now under the custody of the Koronadal City Police, Delfin said. (John Roson)

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