Comedian,TV host, radio jock, businessman and activist Arvin “Tado” Jimenez, 39, died on the spot when a bus he was riding fell off a ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province. on Friday, February 7. He was riding a Florida bus with plate number TXT 872 on Thursday night to embark on his personal project called “40 Mountains: Life Begins at the Mountain” as his way of celebrating his 40th birthday on March 24. On his instagram account he posted a picture of the bus with caption, “Long trip, as in trip trip.”
According to a report from the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Council, the Florida tourist bus had at least 47 people on board 14 died on the spot and thirty-two more are injured. A Dutch and a Canadian national also died in the accident. The project was his way of celebrating his 40th birthday on March 24.
Tado ventured into business with his wife which they called LimiTado, a shopping & retail store located at 2 Kap Moy St., Sta. Elena, Marikina City, 1800 Marikina City.