Man dies as bicycle, bus collide PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 21 November 2014 12:04

A man died after his bicycle accidentally collided with a passenger bus at Sitio Mala, Bolong last Wednesday afternoon.

The fatality was identified as Ricardo Pilapil y Domingo, married.

Pilapil was bumped by a Rural Transit bus driven by Arnold Macapili y Omagbon, 45, of Kabasalan municipality, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Police said the bus was travelling from Ipil to Zamboanga City, when the bicycle came into the highway from the left side of the road at Sitio Mala, Bolong. It encroached the other lane, causing it collide with the bus.

Pilapil was thrown off the bicycle due to the strong impact. He sustained multiple injuries in the body and was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Macapili was placed under police custody for further investigation. — Dan Toribio