Monday, 24 January, 2022
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5 killed, 15 injured in Philippines' road accident

At least five were killed and 15 injured on Friday in an accident on a busy road in the central Philippine Cebu province, police and local media reported.

Police said the crash occurred at around 9:30 a.m. local time in Talisay City when a dump truck hit a car, triggering a domino effect as the car hit other cars and four motorcycles.

Police said four died on the spot, while the dump truck driver died at a local hospital while being treated for injuries.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.