Sugarcane truck rams into house; elderly man killed, 3 others injured

The sugarcane truck that rammed into a house.*Isabela PNP photo

The sugarcane truck that crashed into a house in Barangay Guintubhan, Isabela, Negros Occidental, on Monday, September 12, led to the death of a senior citizen and injury to three others.

The fatality was identified as 66-year-old Eduardo Malabon, while wounded were his nephew Ariel, his 15-year-old niece, and the truck helper, Dan Plohinog.

Lt. Dante Balenario, Isabela police deputy chief, said the truck driver Erniel Terol, 37, lost control of the vehicle after he tried to avoid the tricycle in front of him, causing him to crash into the house.

The victims were sitting outside of the house when the incident happened.

The truck driver immediately surrendered to the police.*

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