A vehicular accident occurred at Sitio Baybayon, Talaga, Argao, Cebu at around 7am today when an L-300 van collided with a 10-wheeler dump truck.
Two passengers died on the spot while one passenger died at Isidro Kintanar Memorial Hospital. All were killed due to head trauma according to Vip Semilla, Municipal Administrator of Argao.
The 3 fatalities were identified as Guillerma Belandres, 35 of Banhigan Dalaguete; Rosalinda Laurente, 42 of Calumpang Oslob; and Diether Caracol, 10, Calumpang Oslob.
Eleven other injured victims were transported to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) for further treatment.
The van was bound for Cebu City when the driver tried to hit on the brakes but lost control of the vehicle, skidded and rammed into the 10-wheeler truck before it plunged into a canal.
Source: PDRRMO/Mr. Vip Semilla-Municipal Administrator, Argao, Cebu. Heart Rizarri