Balikbayan couple dies in Cebu road crash

Joworski Alipon, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 28 2016 02:20 PM | Updated as of Aug 28 2016 06:39 PM

A vehicular accident left dead a couple and injured eight others in Cebu Sunday.

MANILA - A couple who recently returned home from abroad was killed in a vehicular accident that also injured eight people in Carcar City, Cebu Sunday. 

Balikbayans Keith and Nyjile Rosel died instantly when their pick-up truck rammed a side railing along the national highway of Ocaña village, before hitting a tree and turning over on its side. 

Eight relatives who were also on board the vehicle were injured.

Stephen Rossel, who was asleep when the accident occurred, said Keith drove the vehicle while his wife in the passenger seat. 

The group had just come from a reunion in Cebu City and was heading home to Sibonga town.

Residents in the area did not notice other vehicles which may have cause the driver to lose control of his truck.