A drunk driver was killed while his passenger was severely injured after slamming into an ambulance in Brgy. Malinao, Narra, southern Palawan on Thursday.
The fatality was identified as Nicasio Ramos Perocho, 24, while his passenger was identified as Rodil Dadaeg Alejo, 20.
A spot report at the Narra Municipal Police Station (MPS) said that the two were traversing the national highway from Brgy. Teresa going to the Brgy. Poblacion when they overlooked the ambulance being driven by Jason Omayao, 26.
They accidentally hit the van and crashed on the concrete pavement.
The victims were immediately brought to the Narra Municipal Hospital both suffered serious head injuries, but Perocho was pronounced dead on arrival.
The ambulance driver voluntarily surrendered to the Narra Municipal Police Station.