CARIGARA, Leyte- A freak accident in one of the villages here resulted to the death of two individuals who were both asleep at the time.
Based on a police report, the 10-wheeler truck rammed through two houses in Barangay Ponong at about 4 am Wednesday (February 15).
The vehicle, owned by Red Dragon Aggregates and Construction Supply and bound for Tacloban City, went wayward and hit the houses of the victims, Luceno Mesias Jr., 29 and Jennilyn Javines,18 who died on the spot due to the severe injuries she sustained.
Mesias died while being transported to a hospital based in Tacloban City for treatment
The local police are still conducting their probe as of press time to determine whether the driver of the vehicle, Doblius Deyeto and his companions, Mario Sacro and Jerome Jaro, were asleep or under the influence of liquor at that time.
Deyeto also sustained serious injuries while Sacro and Jaro are in critical conditions. (VICKY ARNAIZ)