TUBA, Benguet – Two laborers died after their vehicle encountered mechanical trouble and fell into a deep ravine at sitio Hydro 2, barangay Tadiangan, here, Thursday.
Police authorities identified the fatalities as Bryan Saguid de Guzman, 34, laborer and a resident of sitio Hydro 2, Tadiangan and Jay-r Corpero Corisay, 22, single, also a laborer and a resident of sitio Absay, Taloy Norte, Tuba, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed that residents in the area heard a loud sound similar to the sound of a rock that fell into a ravine but no one bothered to see what happened because it was still dark.
Concerned residents were surprised to see that the cause of the loud sound at dawn was a vehicle that fell into the rocky portion of the river with the bodies of the unconscious victims beside it.
Responding personnel of the municipal health office and municipal disaster risk reduction and management office, including law enforcers, subsequently declared the two individuals as lifeless because of their unattended injuries following the said road crash.
Probers are still ascertaining the cause of the said road crash incident in the said area. By Dexter A. See