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Returning OFW in critical condition after road accident in La Union


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A returning OFW in La Union is in critical condition after the vehicle that fetched her at the border of her province and Pangasinan met with a traffic accident on July 18. 

The OFW was identified as Maricris Padilla who was on board a van with a municipal employee and a driver. 

According to The Manila Bulletin report, the municipal employee and the driver fetched Padilla at the border of La Union-Pangasinan. 

As they go back to her house, a motorcycle from the opposite direction hugged the van’s lane, prompting the driver to veery sharply to avoid a collision. However, the van hit a concrete fence. 

Meanwhile, the municipal employee was declared dead-on-arrival while the van driver and Padilla sustained severe injuries. 

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