A businessman and his passenger died after the truck they were riding fell into a ravine in Tuba.
The victims were identified as Benjamin Padinay Cipriano, 44, businessman, married, native and resident of Taleb, Tabaan Sur, Tuba, Benguet, and Caridad Paďinay Cipriano, 90, widow, and native and resident of Taleb, Brgy.Tabaan Sur, Tuba, Benguet.
The incident happened at about 8:30 AM of August 19, 2018. A blue Isuzu mini dump truck bearing, driven by Benjamin with Caridad as passenger, was navigating the road along Shagtan, Kiwet Road, Brgy. Tabaan Sur, Tuba, Benguet when it fell into a more or less 20 meters deep ravine.
The victims were rushed at Northern Luzon Adventist Hospital, Sison, Pangasinan but were declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.
Further investigation shows that the cause of accident was due to collapse road.