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4 dead, 6 injured in crash involving three trucks in Benguet

/ 10:39 AM June 08, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Four persons died and six were injured in a multiple-vehicle collision involving three trucks along Marcos Highway in Tuba, Benguet on Monday.

The incident happened along Sitio Bontiway, Barangay Poblacion at 4 a.m., according to an initial report from the Benguet police.

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Police said the driver of the garbage truck lost control of the vehicle and then collided into the rear portion of a dump truck.

Due to the impact, the dump truck then crashed into the front portion of a trailer truck traversing the opposite lane, heading towards Baguio City.

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The four fatalities, all male, died on the spot, while the injured persons were rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center, according to police.

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