City employee dies in highway mishap PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 May 2014 11:02

A female employee of the City Treasurer Office died after she was bumped by a speeding motorcycle along Lobregat Highway in Mercedes last Wednesday night.

The fatality was identified as Rowena Aquino y Rojas, a resident of Pasobolong, this city.

A police report disclosed that Aquino was crossing the highway going to  the entrance road to Pasobolong when she was bumped by a speeding motorcycle driven by Roger Longakit y Ramillano around 8:40 p.m.

Initial investigation disclosed that Longakit was on his way to the city proper when he accidentally bumped Aquino.

Aquino was rushed to the hospital where she was declared dead on arrival.

Longakit surrendered to the police, while his motorcycle was impounded as investigation was still ongoing. — Dan Toribio Jr.