1 killed as 3 motorcycles collide Print
Saturday, 11 November 2017 16:00

A motorcyclist was killed while four others were injured when three motorcycles collided along the Manicahan portion of Maria Clara Lobregat highway last Thursday.

Police identified the fatality as Rolando Dagalea y Locson , 46 years old, married.

The other casualties were Eddie Evangelista y Fernando, 63; Jerson Labitad y Obiso, 36; Algene Launa y Sespon, 37 and Ronald Corros y Polborosa, 44.

A police report disclosed that the highway mishap took place at around 7:15am.

Initial investigation showed that the motorcycles driven by Dagalea and Labitad were both travelling towards the same direction from barangay Bolong to the city proper before the accident happened.

Evangelista was Dagalea’s passenger while Launa was riding with Labitad.

Upon reaching Manicahan, Labitad bumped the rear portion of the motorcycle driven by Dagalea, throwing both motorcycles to the ground.

Before being thrown to the ground, Labitad bumped another motorcycle driven by Corros.

The victims were taken to the hospital but Dagalea expired while undergoing treatment.

The three motorcycles were impounded at the Sangali Police Station.  (Dan Toribio)