Teenager drowns on canal where his XRM bike crashed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:19

An 18-year-old boy drowned on a drainage canal where his motorcycle crashed while cruising the Lobregat Highway in Licomo at dawn last Sunday.

Police identified the fatality as Mark Gonzales y Felix of Barangay Guilinan, Lower Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Initial investigation disclosed that Gonzales was driving a Honda XRM motorcycle heading for Guilinan from Licomo when the accident took place around 2 a.m.

Police said that while Gonzales was negotiating a curve, he lost control of the steering bar and overshot the motorcycle to the roadside.

Investigators said that Gonzales was thrown off the motorcycle and fell on a drainage canal due to the strong impact

Police said that Gonzales drowned on the drainage water and the body was brought to a hospital for post mortem examination.

Meanwhile, Amrudy Samson, 30, of Sinoropan, Licomo, was hacked and wounded by an unidentified person near the barangay hall of Licomo at dawn last Sunday.

Police said that Samson was watching a show at a covered court when the assailant appeared and hacked him around 2:30 a.m.

Samson sustained multiple hack wounds in the body and was taken to the Zamboanga City Medical Center for treatment. – Dan Toribio Jr.