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  • Writer's pictureChristian Malnawa

2 men killed, 1 injured in La Trinidad jeep accident

Updated: Oct 14, 2022


Bahong, La Trinidad – Two people were killed while 1 was injured when a Wrangler jeep plunged into a 10-meter ravine in Bahong, La Trinidad early morning of June 8, 2022.


Authorities said the victims were immediately ferried to the Benguet General Hospital by responding personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection-La Trinidad and La Trinidad Municipal Police Station but the two passengers of the vehicle were declared dead on arrival.


The casualties were identified as Cedric Wadsit, 25 and Rolly Quintino, 24.


On the other hand, Alzemier Menes , 24, is undergoing medication as he suffered from injuries due to the accident. Menes, according to the report, is now in stable condition.

According to authorities, the men are residents of Palew, Tublay.


In a police report, it said that the Wrangler jeep driven by Wasit was heading towards Upper Tomay when the accident took place.


There is a possibility that the driver lost control of the vehicle as they were found to be under the influence of alcohol when the tragedy happened.


This, according to the investigating police, might be the reason behind the vehicle crashing into the road barrier before eventually falling off into the ravine.

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