Cop dies in bike mishap PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 16:31

A policeman died on the spot after the motorcycle he was riding collided head on with another motorcycle in Minaog, Dipolog City at dawn last Saturday.

Killed was PO3 Ramalan Mabang, 49, of Pagadian City, while seriously wounded were Roger Agura, 48, and his backrider Evelyn alombro, 38, both of Dapitan City.

A police report disclosed that the accident happened around 5 a.m. while the victims aboard their respective motorcycles were running on opposite directions.

Investigation disclosed that Agura, while overtaking another vehicle, encroached the lane being used by Mabang who was running at high speed. Both drivers lost control of the steering bar and collided head-on. Both passengers of the motorcycles were thrown away due to strong impact.

They were rushed to a nearby hospital by motorists. However, the policeman was declared dead on arrival.—  Noning R. Antonio