What should bystanders, drivers do when witnessing an accident?

Pia Piquero 02/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – If one witnesses an accident, whether as a driver or bystander, one must immediately call the emergency hotline. For Cebu City, dial 911; for Lapu-Lapu City, use 9999-72-1111; for Mandaue City, dial 383-1658;…

Jeslar Uriel Larumbe: Hit-and-run victim was an MVP on and off the court

Dale Rosal 02/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Jeslar Uriel Larumbe, a victim of a hit-and-run incident, will surely be missed by the basketball community in Cebu. Larumbe died on Sunday, February 4, in a reported hit-and-run incident in uptown Cebu City. He…

Marigondon motorcycle accident: Two killed, one injured 

Futch Anthony Inso 01/16/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu— Do not drink alcoholic beverages and still drive. This is a fitting reminder to motorists after two individuals—one was a woman—died in a motorcycle accident in Marbeach Road, Barangay Marigondon in Lapu-Lapu City on…

Don’t die on the road during the holidays: Tips on avoiding fatal accidents

Cristina Eloisa Baclig 12/31/2023

MANILA, Philippines—As the holiday season whirls into full swing, the public is reminded to be responsible, stay vigilant, and take it slow — quite literally — to prevent road accidents during what should be the most joyful…

LTFRB-7 to drivers: ‘Think about your family when driving’

Pia Piquero 12/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Every driver on the road carries the crucial responsibility of ensuring safety, not just for themselves, but also for the well-being of others. So, in every case of injury or death caused by…

Fire officers urge public to dump firecrackers, use alternative noise-making means instead

Pia Piquero 12/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) is advising the public to opt for alternative noise-making methods instead of firecrackers to prevent accidents during holiday celebrations. SFO2 Wendell Villanueva, Information Officer of the CCFO,…

Antique bus crash: 25 dead, 12 missing 

Faith Argosino 12/06/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A bus crash in Antique reportedly claimed the lives of 25 people on Tuesday afternoon, December 5, 2023. Twelve also remained missing when the Ceres bus fell into a ravine in Barangay Igbucagay, in…

Delivery driver resting on his motorcycle injured after getting hit by SUV

Paul Lauro 11/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A delivery driver got injured after a sports utility vehicle (SUV) hit him while resting along V. Rama Avenue here on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. Police in Cebu City confirmed responding to a…

Industrial robot crushes worker to death in South Korea vegetable packing plant 

11/10/2023

SEOUL, South Korea— An industrial robot grabbed and crushed a worker to death at a vegetable packaging plant in South Korea, police said Thursday, as they investigated whether the machine was defective or improperly designed. Police said…

Police reminds motorcycle riders: Avoid sudden lane-changing to avoid fatal accidents

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) is reminding motorcycle riders to avoid making sudden lane changes when overtaking bigger vehicles to avoid accidents. MCPO Deputy City Director for Administration and Spokesperson Police Lieutenant Colonel Franco…

Chemical leak in Cebu ship: Crew members out of danger

Futch Anthony Inso 10/09/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The crew members of a ship of a Cebu company who were rushed to a hospital after being exposed to a chemical are now out of danger. The crew members were brought to a hospital…

Teenage rider killed in collision with wing van in Liloan highway

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 10/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A teenage rider, who was on his way home from a drinking spree with friends, lost his life after his motorcycle collided with a wing van along the national highway in Barangay Catarman,…

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