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4 killed as truck plunges into ravine in Laguna

MANILA, Philippines-At least four construction workers were killed and 6 others were injured after a six-wheeler truck plunged into a ravine along Majayjay highway in Laguna Friday morning, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.

Laguna police director Senior Superintendent Romulo Sapitula, in a text message, said the accident happened at around 5:30 a.m.

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The truck driver, identified as Domingo Arsulacia, was among those injured and claimed that he lost control of the vehicle, Sapitula said.

Another radio report quoted Sapitula saying two workers died on the spot while the two others were declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital.

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The victims were headed to Sariaya, Quezon, Sapitula said.

The authorities are still investigating the incident.

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