2 killed, 2 injured after dump truck loses brakes

Richmond Hinayon, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 12 2017 06:22 PM

Photo courtesy of the Butuan City Police Station 4

BUTUAN CITY- Two people were killed and two others were injured after a dump truck crashed into a mountainous area in Purok 1, Zigzag, Mahayahay, Anticala in Butuan City.

Truck driver Longeno Salaum lost control of the vehicle after the brakes failed.

Salaum was killed on the spot while three other passengers sitting in front and identified as Jenny Docdoc, Gary Donting, and Arnel Banay were immediately brought to the nearest hospital, authorities said. 

Docdoc sustained serious head injury and was declared dead by an attending physician.