Two persons dead as jeep slams truck in Cebu
TWO persons were killed and scores of others were injured after a wayward passenger jeep slammed into a dump truck Friday evening in a sub-urban village in Toledo City, Cebu, police reports said.
Reports reaching the PNP national operations center in Camp Crame on Saturday said that the incident took place at around 7pm along a road in Brgy. Juan Climaco Sr., Toledo City.
The report identified one of the two fatalities as Mary Rose Bangkok, 44, who was declared dead on arrival at hospital where she was rushed after the incident, while 16 other persons were injured.
Investigation revealed that the passenger jeep, driven by Edelmariero Alester, and was on its way to Brgy. Andres Soriano when it suddenly hit a parked ten-wheeler truck, the reports said.
The reports said that the incident is now being by the police in Toledo City while the driver of the jeep was placed under police custody.