1 killed, 3 injured in hi-way mishap PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 12 June 2016 14:23


An employee of a sand and gravel firm died while three others including a teacher were injured in a road accident along the highway in Sinunuc last Friday afternoon.

Killed was Efren Boleng of Patalon. Injured were Ng-Khem Tarroza, 16, Joel Garcia, 44, a teacher of Sinunuc and VilmaJaji, 44.

A police report disclosed that a passenger van bound for Ayala driven by Cecil Delgado was ferrying passengers around 5 p.m. from city proper and was running on high speed. Near the Sinunuc barangay hall, the vehicle accidentally bumped a motorcycle driven by Tarroza with backriders Garcia and Jaji.

The collision’s strong impact, dragged Tarroza’s motorcycle several meters away towards the other lane where it hit Boleng’s Rouser motorcycle that heading for the city proper.

Boleng and the three aboard the other motorcycle were rushed to the hospital.

Bu Boleng was declared dead on arrival as e suffered injuries in the differeny parts of the body.

The three vehicles were impounded while Delgado was detained.

Police said that Delgado was taken Saturday to the city prosecutor office for inquest. – Dan Toribio