Cop, 2 others injured in motorbike collision PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 21 March 2014 11:18

A policeman and two others were injured when their motorcycles collided along Lobregat Highway in Mercedes Wednesday night.

Injured were PO2 Jerick Amilasan y Carreon, married of the Regional Public Safety Battalion, Donie Alipan y Bulanon, 23, single, a school teacher and Ricardo Francisco y Melano, 21, single, both of Barangay Buenavista.

Among the three victims, Amilasan was in serious condition with head injury, while the two others suffered minor injuries    A police report disclosed that Amilasan was driving a Honda XRM motorcycle on the way to the city proper when, in the process of overtaking another motorcycle driven by Alipan with Francisco as backrider, lost control of the steering bar causing a collision of both motorcycles.

Because of the strong impact of the crash of both motorcycles , the three were thrown away some 40 meters from the point of collision. Amilasan was taken to the Zamboanga Doctors Hospital, while Alipan and Francisco were treated in another hospital. — Dan Toribio Jr.