A supposed to be team-building and outing turned into a vehicular accident yesterday morning in Trans Central Highway, Barangay Cansomoroy in Balamban town.
Upon reaching a downhill portion of the highway, the vehicle’s brakes suddenly malfunctioned causing the driver, Mr. Renato Pinote Arcenal to lose control of the steering wheel and resulted in a crash into the cemented drainage at the side of the road around 9 in the morning of September 16, 2019.
Arcenal, 50 years old, married, and a resident of Cabahug Private Rd, Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, with PDL No. G06-94-030880, driving a FOTON Passenger Van with Plate No. GAB 5429 color white . Due to the strong impact, the front part of the vehicle was extremely damaged.
Eleven passengers, namely; Dinesh Shetty, an Indian National, Rajsi Huwaldir, a French National, Bennish Jinerdeb, a French National, Christian Ticod, Brian Caramba, Moses Cruz, Fel Hoy, Jordan Fernandez, Marcelo Caneja, Aljude Abag, and Shiene Rubio, all employees of One.Com at IT Park, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, suffered injuries and were immediately brought to Balamban District Hospital for medical treatment.
The accident resulted in the passengers and drivers to multiple physical injuries and damage to property. As of now, they are still in the hospital for treatment and recovery./HTL