1killed, 3 injured in yet another hi-way mishap PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:42


A motorcyclist was killed while three backriders including a five-month old boy were injured in a road accident along Lobregat highway in Cabaluay Monday morning.

Killed was Roberto Abellas and injured were Marvin Toribio y Pantaleon, Macey Bolmedo y Custodio and their son Neil John Toribio.

Initial police investigation disclosed that the motorcycle driven by Abellas with the couple and their son riding at the back was heading for the city proper coming from Cabaluay. Abellas suddenly the driver stepped on brake and made a U-turn towards the left,  in time when a Toyota Hi-lux driven by Oscar Mendi was running on the same direction accidently hit them.

The four aboard the motorcycle were thrown off by the impact of the collision, injuring them including the baby boy.

The victims were taken to the hospital where Abellas expired.

Both vehicles were impounded while Mendi was placed under police custody.

The case investigated by men of the Sangali Police Station led by Sr. Insp. Chester Natividad under the supervision of Chief Insp. Gary Bahoy. — Dan Toribio