Update: Cynthia Banga-an who was earlier reported to be in serious condition also died. Update from the Philippine Star here.
Eight people died while ten others were injured when a jeepney bound for Besao fell down a ravine in Pegew, Sagada. The jeepney was coming from Bontoc, Mt. Province.
According to Joel Fagsao of mountainprovince.net, the eight people who died are:
Mr. John Botengan, Sr.
Philip Alda, Sr.,
Linda (Tuesday) Begalan,
Francis Buyagan, Sr.
The following are injured and are presently confined at the Bontoc General Hospital:
Cynthia Banga-an (in serious condition)
For more information, visit mountainprovince.net. Our condolences to the families of those who died.
7 thoughts on “Jeepney Accident in Sagada”
Our deepest sympathy to all the casualties of this accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with them!
Thanks. I feel the same way.
God Rest their Souls.
sorry accidentally errased.My condolonces to the victims especially to the Botengan’s family.GOD BLESS THEIR SOULS. Sagogong mi si Mr. John Botengan Jr.
Thanks. And thanks for dropping by. Will visit your blog 🙂
Thanks. And welcome to the blog. We hope you continue to join us here. Ay iBesao ka e?
You’re very welcome Bill but I’m from Sagada and thankyou.
Only our Alitao John B stands out for me amongst the dead. But one of my cousins told me, she knows the families of the many who were killed. My condolences to all their families and friends. It’s just sheer sorrow to hear news like this…