Thursday, March 19, 2015

Overloaded multicab plunges into ravine, 24 hurt

MASBATE CITY—At least 24 passengers were seriously injured when an overloaded passenger multicab fell at a ravine at the national road of Brgy. Poblacion District No.1, Mobo, Masbate.

The accident occured at around 7 p.m. on March 18, a report furnished to BICOL STANDARD by the Mobo police said.

The vehicle, which had some 30 passengers, was travelling from Masbate City en route to Marcella, Uson, Masbate.

When it reached an uphill road at Barangay Poblacion, the engine conked, thus causing the vehicle to slide backward.

The driver then applied the brakes but found out that it was not working. This led the multicab to plunge into the ravine.

Among the passengers who were injured were:

Lovejean Espinella y Acojedo, 7 years old, a resident of Brgy. Tabuc, Mobo, Masbate
Alma Galvan y Cos, 23 years old, married, a resident of Brgy. Bagacay, Mobo, Masbate
Jocelyn Galvan y Lebantino, 38 years old, married, a resident of Brgy. Bagacay, Mobo, Masbate
Melanie Espenilla y Acojedo, 24 years old, married, a resident of Kinamaligan, Mobo, Masbate
Noel Francisco y Casabuena, 38 years old, married, Philippine Army, a resident of Brgy. Kinamaligan, Masbate city
Abraham Buenavista y Merioles, 20 years old, single, a resident of Armena, Mobo, Masbate
Cecelia Senadjan y Capinig, a resident of Balatucan, Mobo,Masbate
Edwin Mondelo y Arado, 27 years old, a resident of Sinalungan, Masbate city
Annabel Asucro y Cantellan, 48 years old, married, a resident of Impapanan, Uson, Masbate
Zelda Bolante, 50 years old, a resident of Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate
Chezzy Rose Bolante, 11 months old, resident of Brgy. Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate
Nora Ynales, 50 years old, a resident of Brgy. Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Joan De Mesa, 27 years old, and a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Gilbert Bandije, 20 years old, a resident of Brgy. Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Analyn Asucro, 48 years old, a resident of Impapanan, Uson, Masbate
Enriquita Samson, 55 years old, a resident of Impapanan, Uson, Masbate
Novelyn Badillo, 17 years old, a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Antonio Allegre, 50 years old, a resident of Tabuc, Mobo, Masbate
Cejay Marfil, 21 years old, a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Armenia A. Mayor, 51 years old, a resident of Impapanan,Uson, Masbate
Annjean Carmen, 38 years old, a resident of Brgy. Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate
Rodrigo Jet Aban, 18 years old, a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Emmie Navarro, 22 years old, a resident of Brgy. Lalaguna, Mobo, Masbate
Cejie Manal, 18 years old, and a resident of  Brgy. Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Zelda Bolante, 50 years old, a resident of Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate
Chezzy rose Bolante, 11 months old, resident of Brgy. Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate
Nora Ynales, 50 years old, a resident of Brgy. Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Joan De Mesa, 27 years old, and a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Gilbert Bandije, 20 years old, a resident of Brgy. Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Analyn Asucro, 48 years old, a resident of Impapanan, Uson, Masbate
Enriquita Samson, 55 years old, a resident of Impapanan, Uson, Masbate
Novelyn Badillo, 17 years old, a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Antonio Allegre, 50 years old, a resident of Tabuc, Mobo, Masbate
Cejay Marfil, 21 years old, a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Armenia a. Mayor, 51 years old, a resident of Impapanan,Uson, Masbate
Annjean Carmen, 38 years old, a resident of Brgy. Balatucan, Mobo, Masbate
Rodrigo Jet Aban, 18 years old, a resident of Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
Emmie Navarro, 22 years old, a resident of Brgy. Lalaguna, Mobo, Masbate
Cejie Manal, 18 years old, and a resident of  Brgy. Marintoc, Mobo, Masbate
and one unidentified unconscious male person, wearing a blue shirt with a logo of Osmena Colleges

The victims were brought to the provincial hospital and the Mobo Municipal Health Office for medical treatment.

The driver was identified as Rosendo Balatucan y Santisima, 55 years old, married, and with professional driver's license.

Meanwhile, the vehicle had was registered with plate no. EVG 590, engine no. 2152295, and chassis no. DA71T321717.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM Pirming enot, pirming bago
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