3 dead cargo truck accident in Cabucgayan. Photo from Wenston Alimon
3 dead cargo truck accident in Cabucgayan. Photo from Wenston Alimon

by BiliranIsland.com Staff
Photos by Wenston Alimon
Published  6:30 PM, September 28, 2016
Updated 11:00 AM, September 29, 2016

Update 11:04 AM Sept. 26, 2016:  The names of casualties who are all from Daanbantayan, Cebu are Carlito Daban, 37 years old, Rogelio Alolor and a certain Jamil, the name of the boy.

CABUCGAYAN, Biliran – Three persons died after the cargo truck loaded with coco lumber they boarded lost its brake while going downhill in Barangay Talibong, Cabucgayan at 4pm today.

Cabucgayan Mayor Edwin Masbang earlier reported that one of the cargo truck passengers died on the spot while attempt was made to save the other two trapped inside the cargo truck who later died due to serious injuries.

They bought coco lumber in Culaba and between Talibong and  Salawad after the bridge lost the brakes of the truck. Two died trapped inside the vehicle. A child companion died after being thrown out on impact.

The victims have not yet been identified because they have no IDs. They were supposed to pass by Villaba before returning to Cebu.

The said cargo truck with plate number TNR 193 came from Daan Bantayan, Cebu.

The police are still establishing the identity of the victims.

– BiliranIsland.com

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