- Two Pinay nurses were killed in a car accident in Australia
- The victims were on their way to an El Shaddai event when the accident happened
- The vehicle of the victims collided with a car driven by a 65-year-old man
A road crash in Australia took the lives of two Filipina nurses last Friday morning, May 25.
As mentioned in a GMA News story dated May 26, 2018, Philippine Ambassador to Australia Minda Cruz reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano that the two Pinay nurses were travelling onboard a Dodge Journey on their way to an El Shaddai event in Melbourne when the tragic incident took place.
According to Ambassador Cruz, the vehicle of the Filipina nurses collided head on with a Toyota Land Cruiser being driven by 65-year-old man along a highway in Wallaroo; a port town on the western side of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. Five others were injured in the accident, including three children, the pharmacist husband, and a relative of one of the fatalities.
The DFA secretary expressed his sympathies to the victims of the accident.
“Our thoughts and prayers go to the loved ones of two of our own who lost their lives in this tragedy. We join the Filipino community in praying for the quick recovery of those injured,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Cayetano said.
Cayetano said the DFA is ready to extend assistance to the families of the victims.