3 students at online class, computer shop owner hurt as 10-wheeler loses brakes, slams into them
LIGAO CITY—Four persons, three of whom were students taking online classes, were injured after a ten-wheel truck rammed on Tuesday (Oct. 6) the computer shop where they were in along the Maharlika Highway in this city, a police report said.
The injured were identified as Nikko Oriel, 14 years old and a Grade 9 student; Ralf Marcos Quiped, 12 years old and a Grade 6 student; Justine Dela Cruz, 15, a junior high school student and Marion Manga, 27, computer shop owner, according to SSgt. Joel Llmas, Ligao City police investigator.
Llamas said an Isuzu flatbed truck from Guinobatan town was on the national road at the village of Tuburan past noon when it careened off its track and slammed into the computer shop where the students and shop owner were in.
The truck was being driven by Severo Sadia, of Naga City, and on board was the driver’s companion, Jero Abraham, 18.
Sadia told police that the truck lost its brakes and headed straight into the computer shop.
Three of the injured were taken to a hospital for minor injuries. Dela Cruz was pinned on the ground by the truck and brought to Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital, the region’s biggest.
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