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Jeepney falls off creek in Quezon; 8 hurt

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 10:56 AM June 23, 2022
Jeepney falls off cliff in Quezon; 8 hurt

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LUCENA CITY—Eight people were injured Wednesday when a passenger jeep fell into an eight-foot creek in Guinayangan town in Quezon province.

Guinayangan police reported Thursday that the vehicle was on a descent around 8:30 p.m. on a sharp road curve in Barangay Dancalan Central when its driver, Leonilo Arellano, lost control of his jeepney.

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The wayward vehicle fell off the creek, police said.

The driver and his seven passengers suffered injuries, and were taken to Guinayangan Medicare Hospital for treatment.

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Police Major Eric Veluz, Guinayangan cop chief, said the driver was transferred to another hospital in Lucena for further treatment due to bad injuries.

“The victims came from a wedding party and were going home when the accident happened,” Veluz said in a phone interview Thursday.

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