A former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) cager Bryan Gahol and his companion reportedly died from a multiple-vehicle road accident along South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) north-bound lane on Monday night.
Bryan Gahol, who suffered fatal injuries along with his companion, Rosemarie Manalo, were taken to the hospital but were declared dead on arrival.
According to the Philippine National Police- Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), Gahol was driving a Nissan Urvan when they were hit by a cargo jeep carrying vegetables. According to the driver of the jeep, he lost control of the delivery jeep after he was first hit by the third vehicle, a trailer truck.
The accident happened at around 10 PM on Monday night, March 31, 2014 at the northbound lane of the SLEX near the Alabang exit.
During the incident, Bryan Gahol’s van had lost control causing it to overturn along the highway before it was hit by another vehicle.
Police investigators noted further that, Bryan Gahol and his friends came from Laguna and they were on their way to Quezon City to attend a wake when the accident happened.
Bryan Gahol’s other companions survived the fatal incident. The cargo jeep that bumped the trailer truck came from San Jose, Occidental Mindoro carrying 11 passengers and two of them were injured.
The drivers of the trailer truck and the cargo jeep are now under the custody of the Highway Patrol Group. The accident involving Bryan Gahol caused heavy traffic along SLEX near Southwoods in Laguna.
The 36-year-old Bryan Gahol was considered as one of the most popular player during his college days playing for the University of the Philippines but he failed to make a huge mark in the PBA. He played for Mobiline, Barako Bull, San Miguel Beer Alaska Aces in the PBA.
Watch the video report of Bryan Gahol’s Accident: