Six persons, including a driver, were injured after the vehicle they were riding on fell into a canal at the side of the national highway in Barangay Lag-asan, Bago City, Negros Occidental, Thursday, March 10.
The Toyota Tamaraw FX carrying the victims slowed down on the side of the road when it was bumped by a truck driven by Ernie Candazo, the police reported.
The brakes of the truck malfunctioned, causing it to hit the FX, that was driven by Danilo Cornel.
The victims were brought to the Bago City Hospital, while the truck driver is now in police custody.*