Truck rams houses in CDO, kills 3

Posted at Nov 19 2012 10:56 AM | Updated as of Nov 19 2012 06:56 PM

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Three people were killed while nine others were injured after a truck rammed houses in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday afternoon.

The fatalities were identified as residents Mario Bahe, Elena Jane Tigon and truck passenger Ramon Aluyan.

Meanwhile, the following people were injured:

Geraldine Tigon (resident)
Elena Jane Tigon (resident)
Merlyn Cañedo (resident)
Marvin Cañedo (resident)
Corazon Bahe (resident)
Ponciano Manipis (driver)
Antonio Rosario (truck passenger)
Mark Gainong (truck passenger)
Adonis Anoos (truck passenger)

Authorities said the accident occurred along Upper Puerto Highway at around 5 p.m.

Initial investigation said the truck's brakes failed, resulting in the accident.

Truck driver Ponciano Manipis is facing reckless imprudence resulting in multiple homicide, physical injuries and damage to properties.

Umagang Kay Ganda, November 19 2012