Three people died while 36 others were wounded when a passenger Ford Fiera hit a rock after its driver lost control of his vehicle on Saturday.
The accident happened along the National Road in Sitio Makakabbet, Barangay Cudal, Tabuk, Kalinga at 10 a.m.
The driver, identified as Ramos M. Mayaoyao, was taken to Tabuk Police Station for questioning.
Irene Mayaoyao, Vandam Mayaoyao and Hero Wackisan, all residents of Tanudan municipality, were declared dead on arrival at Kalinga Provincial Hospital.
It was revealed that the vehicle was heading to Barangay Bulanao, Tabuk, from Seet, Barangay Mabaca, when the driver lost control of his vehicle along a downward path.