Seven persons were injured when the van they were riding fell into a ravine in Bagulin, La Union, police reported.
Among the injured was driver Fernando Halog, 60, a resident of Agoo, according to a report from the Ilocos regional police.
Also injured were his passengers Bonbon Lerios, 27; Johnny Corpuz, 29; Rojoben Galera, 28; Leceue Macusi, 21; April Joy Ancheta, 22; and Joseph Dizon, 22, also residents of Agoo.
The incident occurred around 1:15 p.m. Monday, while Halog was driving the Mitsubishi L300 van (IAB-5102) along a descending curve in Sitio Pila, Brgy. Cambaly.
Halog noticed that the brakes were not functioning until the vehicle fell.
He and his passengers were brought to the Rural Health Unit for treatment.
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