Pa, Son Pinned by Truck; Helper Hurt
A father and his seven year-old-son were killed, while a helper was injured after their dumptruck lost its brakes and bumped into a tree and subsequently fell on its side Wednesday morning in Sitio Nataban, Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.
Superintendent D’Artagnan Katalbas, Jr., San Carlos City PNP chief identified the victims as Kyle Nazareno, 7; and his father Jerry, 36, of H.C. Rigor, Barangay 1, San Carlos.
The minor was pinned to death under the dumptruck and was retrieved only after almost seven hours. While his father was rushed to the hospital in Bacolod City but was also declared dead on arrival.
Dumptruck helper Renato Gomez, 33, was able to jump and sustain minor injuries. He was confined at San Carlos City Hospital.
The dump truck was loaded with stones.
Investigation of the incident is going on. *