Four persons hurt in mishap

Four persons, including a minor, were injured after the cargo truck they were riding fell on its side while negotiating a curve carrying carnival rides along the national highway in Barangay Caningay, Candoni town around 7:30 a.m. on February 3.

Police Senior Inspector Jaynick Bermudez, Candoni PNP chief identified the victims as Jun-Jun Acbu, 36, married, of Catbalogan, Samar; Ma. Lourdes Docal, 32, married, Filadelpo Gabumpa Gayundato, 31, married, and a two-year old boy Aldrias Wesly Rosal Acbu, all of Sta. Fe, Leyte.

The cargo truck driver was identified as Rene Boy Cañete Valenzuela, 39, married, of Barangay 104 Salvacion, Tacloban, Leyte.

According to police, the victims were rushed to Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital in Kabankalan City for medical treatment.*(CMG)


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