Woman dead, pal hurt in motorbike-bus collision PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 31 May 2013 11:29

A female motorcyclist was killed while her backrider was injured in a road mishap along Lobregat Highway in Licomo last Wednesday morning.

The fatality was identified as Flor Encarnacion of Sitio Bermuda, Licomo. Injured was Merlina Asman.

A police report disclosed that Encarnacion was driving a Honda XRM motorcycle with Asman as her backrider along the Lobregat Hihway at Sitio Sinoropan, Licomo when the accident happened around 8 a.m.

Encarnacion’s motorcycle collided with a Lizamay bus driven by Emelino Arcillas.

Police said the bus was heading for Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte coming from Zamboanga City, while the motorcycle was travelling the opposite direction. At Sinoropan, Encarnacion lost control of the steering bar and sideswiped the bus.

Encarnacion fell under the rear left tire of the bus while Asman was thrown several meters away due to the strong impact of the collision.

Encarnacion died on the spot, while Asman was rushed to the hospital.

Arcillas surrendered to the police after the incident. — Dan Toribio Jr.