Authorities confirmed reports about a car accident that happened in Peleliu at around 2 a.m. on July 21 which took the lives of two persons and injured another.

Based on the police report, a caller informed the cops of the accident involving a vehicle that carried four people (authorities withhold the names).

Authorities also said that all the individuals involved in the accident are from the state of Peleliu and not visitors.

According to the same report, two vehicles, one of which was the vehicle that crashed, were allegedly driving very fast as they raced on the road when one of the vehicles went off road and crashed.

Police are still conducting further investigation on the case. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)