By J. Jala | 11:35 AM May 30, 2022
One man died and another was hospitalized after a serious motorcycle crash in Anda town on Sunday afternoon.
The backrider of the motorcycle, Edwin Bernales, 43, of Barangay Cawayanan in Mabini town died, while the driver, Felix Peligrino, 46, of Barangay Aguipo, Mabini was seriously injured.
The incident happened at 5:40 p.m.
Police Staff Sergeant Ronilo Olasiman of Anda police station said the Peligrino and Bernales were on their way home after swimming. While maneuvering at a blind curve, he lost his brakes and fell off a cliff that was at least 8 meters feet.
The two who were drunk didn’t wear helmets.
The victims were quickly rescued and taken to the nearest hospital but Bernales arrived dead on arrival at Candijay community hospital.
Meanwhile, a woman was injured after being hit by a tricycle in Barangay Tangnan in Loon town at past 10 a. m. Sunday.
The victim was identified as Kate Virgini Capiolos, 24, of Barangay Lintuan, Loon.
Police Senior Master Sergeant Ranie Damus said the victim while crossing the road a speeding tricycle driven by Anthony Bon Sinon, 38, of Barangay Cogon Norte in Loon hit her.
The victim was rushed to the nearest hospital for medical attention.