Daly City Pinoy identified as wrong-way driver in deadly crash

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Tragic news out of the San Francisco Bay Area regarding a deadly head-on collision that happened in Pacifica on Christmas.

A coroner has identified a driver who was killed in that crash as 23-year-old Filipino Joebel Pagarigan of Daly City.

According to reports, Pagarigan was traveling on Highway 1 in the wrong direction when his car collided head-on with another car, whose driver was working for the ride-share service Uber. The Uber driver was carrying a passenger at the time.

Both Pagarigan and the Uber passenger were pronounced dead at the scene while the Uber driver was hospitalized with serious injuries.

No word yet if drugs or alcohol played a role in collision.

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