MANILA, Philippines – An elderly woman died and six Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) employees were injured after their van fell off a ravine in Camarines Sur on Thursday afternoon.
The lone fatality was Rosalinda Matias, 62.
Police said the van fell off a 30-foot cliff beside Andaya Highway in Barangay Taisan at around 3 p.m.
The van’s driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle while he was steering it at a curved portion of the highway.
The injured victims, employees of BIR-Caloocan, were identified as:
- Atty. Ramos Sabinorio
- Babylyn Sabinorio
- Susana Munleon
- Trisha Campestante
- Maria Victoria Serrano
- Eddie Nomus
The victims were reportedly on their way to Buhi town to attend a feast. – report from Karen Canon, ABS-CBN News Bicol