2 dead in Cagayan road mishap
Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines — Two persons died and three others, including a police officer, were seriously injured when two pickups collided in Barangay Taggat Sur, Claveria, Cagayan after midnight yesterday.

Police said Ramon Basilio, 44, who was driving an Isuzu D-Max and one of his passengers, Joselito Unida, 24, were declared dead on arrival at the Northern Cagayan District Hospital.

M/Sgt. Joemel Alejandro, 43, who was driving another Isuzu D-Max, and his companion Jessa Pasion as well as Basilio’s other passenger Marvin Andrade, 30, remain confined in the same hospital.

Initial investigation showed the accident occurred when Basilio encroached on the opposite lane.

In Mountain Province, Sagada Fire Officer 1 Julio Bilog Jr., 31, his wife Verlee Mae, their two-month-old daughter Julia Eveleigh and Leoncio Longan, 24, were injured when their Isuzu Trooper fell into a ravine 40 meters deep in Sitio Tapaw, Chupac, Barlig on Sunday. 

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