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Three persons were killed while two others were injured in an accident on the national highway in Purok 14 Mangcarogo, Barangay Poblacion, Bislig City Wednesday.
Police identified the victims as Chris Paulo Oliva, Gino Songodanan, and Dodong Lamela, all of Bislig City.
Injured and taken to the hospital were Manuel Songodanan and Joel Songodanan, also residents of Bislig City.
Initial investigation conducted by the police disclosed that the victims were on their way to Barangay Mangagoy in Bislig City onboard a Sports Utility Vehicle driven by Oliva when the accident happened.
“Upon reaching the curve road portion of Purok 14 Mangcarogo it overshot and directly bumped on an electric post and continued to propel further at more or less 30 meters away from the first impact until it secondly hit the cemented box culvert and finally the totally wrecked Chevrolet vehicle rested at the other side of the canal,” police said in a report. (Mike U. Crismundo)