3 dead, 5 critically injured in 4-vehicle accident in Argao, Cebu

  • 3 people died including a 4-year-old when 4 vehicles got involved in a road mishap in Argao town
  • 5 other individuals are in critical condition and are being treated in separate hospitals in Cebu
  • The police have not yet released an official statement regarding the cause of accident

Three people died while five are in critical condition after four vehicles figured in a fatal collision in Argao town, Cebu province.

A car, an SUV, a trailer truck and a mutli-cab got wrecked in the accident that occurred around 10:30 a.m. Sunday in Barangay Taloot.

Due to the accident, the trailer truck fell on the side of the highway and tumbled sideways.

Personnel of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office Argao (MDRRMO-Argao) immediately responded at the scene, but found it hard to rescue the victims because of the vehicles’ deformed shape.

A 4-year-old who was dead on spot was among the three fatalities.

Two others died while in a hospital.

The other five critically-injured are being treated in separate hospitals in Cebu.

The police continues to investigate the cause of the accident.