Security guard dies in road mishap PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 11 March 2017 13:33

A security guard died in a highway mishap along Lobregat Highway in Mercedes, Thursday afternoon.

Culianan Police Station Commander, Chief Insp. Elmer Solon identified the fatality as Paulo Vailoces y Silvano, 36, single of Pluto St., Tumaga.

The victim was declared dead on arrival at the hospital after he sustained fatal skull fractures and injuries in the body.

A police report disclosed that at around 5:30 p.m., Vailoces was driving a motorcycle heading towards the city proper coming from east coast using the fast lane. Upon reaching Zone 1, fronting a bamboo furniture, he accidentally bumped into a Mitsubishi Delica van driven by a barangay kagawad, who was going the same direction and was making a U-turn to the left portion of the highway coming from the slow lane.

Vailoces was thrown meters away from his motorcycle due to the impact with  his head hitting the concrete barrier of the road.

The barangay kagawad was placed under police custody in Culianan Police Station while both vehicles were impounded at the station. (Dan Toribio)