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2 dead, 3 hurt in Quezon road mishap

LUCENA CITY –– Two motorists were killed, while three others were injured in a vehicular accident along the Maharlika Highway in Gumaca town in Quezon province shortly before midnight Tuesday.

A report from the Gumaca police said a Bicol-bound Philtranco passenger bus accidentally bumped a Manila-bound aluminum wing van truck, being driven by Carmelo Gerardo Ampongan, in Barangay Lagyo around 11 p.m.

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Ampongan, bus driver Mario Mansanido and three of his passengers – Nina Maldo, Gloria Camacho and Cyril Camacho – all suffered injuries and were rushed to Gumaca District Hospital at the town center.

Police reported that Ampongan and Maldo both died while undergoing treatment.

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The two Camachos, whose relationship was not specified in the report, were still confined at the said hospital, but Mansanido had already been discharged.

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