Teen Actor AJ Perez Killed in a Highway Accident!

Breaking news: Teen actor AJ Perez was pronounced dead at exactly 12:20 a.m. today due to a vehicular accident!

The 18-year old actor and model died due to multiple head injuries caused by the highway accident in Tarlac. Police said Perez was with his father and 4 others aboard an ABS-CBN van that collided with a Partas provincial passenger bus along McArthur Highway in Barangay San Julian, Tarlac. Specifically, AJ is with his dad Gerardo Perez, driver Christopher Bautista and 3 other companions namely Christina Ferrer, Edwin Patelos and Danny Linunga. They were on their way back to Manila from Dagupan City’s Bangus Festival.

The Kapamilya actor was declared dead on arrival at Paniqui Tarlac hospital!

Luckily, AJ’s 5 other companions were all alive and were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Shortly before the accident, Perez was still able to post a Twitter message thanking his fans who attended his show in Dagupan. Here is his twitter post:

AJ's group was part of the Kapamilya Karavan at the Bangus Festival which was held yesterday, April 16, at the Dagupan City Plaza.

Police Officer 2 Michael Millante of the Moncada Police told DZMM that the van carrying the victims tried to overtake a trailer truck when it collided with the incoming Partas bus.

"Nung makarating sa may Barangay San Julian, allegedly itong van ng ABS-CBN, um-overtake ng isang trailer. 'Yung pagka-overtake n'ya po, in the process, nag-alangan po siya. Tinamaan po niya itong Partas na nagresulta sa pagkapinsala nung laman ng van," the Police officer told to the reporters.

Before the news spread, showbiz reporter and columnist Ogie Diaz reported the incident through his Twitter account. According to his tweet: "Galing ng Dagupan, pauwi na. Tulog lahat sa van. Sa Tarlac, biglang bumangga sa trak. Bago pa nadala si AJ Perez sa ospital, wala nang buhay!"

"Nasa isang clinic sa Paniqui, Tarlac ang mga labi ni AJ Perez. Kausap ko si Daddy kanina, iyak nang iyak. Ndi ako makakatulog nito," Diaz added!

Condolence to the family of AJ Perez!

Post a Comment