Truck falls Itogon ravine; driver killed, helper hurt

>> Sunday, October 8, 2017

ITOGON, Benguet – A truck loaded with cement fell down a 300-meter ravine here Thursday resulting to the death of the driver and injury to his helper.
Polcie said the incident happened around 12:30 p.m. along Sitio Tapak, Ampucao. The red bulk truck, registered to Camilo Trucking with plate number RLU 260 driven by Jessie Masda Pucay, 30 was headed to Baguio when the accident happened.
The helper identified as Jenar Carias Etop, 30 was injured when he fell from the truck but managed to climb and ask for help from the passing vehicle. He was brought to Sto. Niño Hospital, Philex Mines, Tuba, Benguet for treatment and was later transferred to Baguio General Hospital.
Rescuers found the vehicle and the driver who was presumed dead who suffered severe head injury.
According to Etop, they were under the influence of liquor when the accident happened.


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