By Bohol Island News Staff | 10:25 AM November 13, 2019
A motorist died while on his way home when his motorcycle he crashed, fell off the road and into a canal in Antequera town.
Police identified the victim as Helardo Torculas, 45, a resident of Barangay Poblacion in Antequera town.
According to Staff Sergeant Rolly Robante of Antequera Police Station, Torculas was traversing the national road when the accident occurred at 6 p.m. on Monday.
He reportedly lost control of his motorcycle while passing the curved road in Barangay Tabuan.
He was brought to a hospital in Tagbilaran but he was declared dead on arrival.
Another motorist, Jomar Laurel,19, a resident of Barangay Abihilan in San Isidro town was injured on Sunday night when his motorcycle hit a backhoe parked on the road in Antequera town proper.
Laurel said he didn’t see the warning sign while driving.
In Calape town, a 73-year-old was hit by a motorcycle on Monday afternoon.
The victim identified as Carlos Macellones, a resident of Kinabag-an in Panggangan Island was standing along the road when a motorcycle who overtook a van hit him.
He was injured and was brought to a hospital in Tagbilaran for treatment.