BANAUE, Ifugao – A 47-year old driver died while his passenger was injured after their truck allegedly fell on a 50-meter deep ravine at Sumigar viewpoint, here, Wednesday afternoon.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Romualdo Ambojnon Luglug, 47, a resident of Hingyon, Ifugao while his injured passenger as Elmer Uyammi Cutiyog, 27, and a resident of Banaue, Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed that the two persons were on board the said truck when their vehicle allegedly fell on a deep ravine upon reaching the place of incident.
Rescuers were able to recover the lifeless body of the victim in the place of incident while his passenger was rushed to the Good News Clinic for initial medical treatment before being transferred to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center for further treatment.
By Dexter A. See