Senior Police Officer 2 Raymundo Lam-an identified the casualty as Judjud Ansil, 23, who died while being treated of head injuries at the Kidapawan Medical Specialist Center.
The injured passengers were identified as Philip Mark Anthony Pispis, Noemi Pispis, Christopher Agumansal and Pastor Boy Ansil. They remained in critical condition due to multiple wounds and head injuries
The truck driver, Aldrin Igianon, sustained only minor bruises and injuries to his body.
Lam-an said the ill-fated vehicle a Fusu Canter with plate number GJG-976 came from Barangay Mua-an and while approaching the curved portion of Barangay Sudapin at 9:00 pm, lost its brakes and bumped the mahogany tree planted at the right corner of the road.
The accident threw its passengers into the the cemented road causing head injuries.
The Kidapawan City PNP traffic division has prepared charges of "reckless imprudence resulting to homicide and reckless imprudence resulting to serious physical injuries" against the driver of the truck.