Three police trainees died while several others sustained injuries after the truck they were riding figured in an accident yesterday, May 6, in Gusa, Cagayan de Oro City.
Quoting news articles, some twenty-one (21) police recruits were on board the truck transporting lumber and used tires to be used in a training exercise when it rammed the gate and hit a tree near the entrance of Mountain Meadows Subdivision in Gusa. The impact caused the trainees to be thrown off the truck. One was killed on the spot while two others died later at a hospital. Other trainees were also brought to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
Read more details at Inquirer.net article below.
Browse over photos below courtesy of CDRRMD – Oro Rescue.
Watch this early video of the rescue efforts below by Superbalita Cagayan de Oro.