Motorcycle Driver Killed in Mishap

A motorcycle driver was killed in a road mishap involving a Toyota Hilux around 3:50 p.m. Saturday along the national highway in Brgy. Binicuil, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan City PNP chief identified the victim as Rodolfo Alforo Llena Jr., 34, married, of G. Cordova Street, Barangay 3, Kabankalan City.

Police traffic investigator disclosed that the victim enroute to Kabankalan City and running the same direction with Toyota Hilux overtook the vehicle driven by Adrian Hermoso Dequito, 23, single, of Barangay Bagroy, Binalbagan town, Negros Occidental.

The victim’s motorcycle accidentally slipped on the road and the driver of the Toyota Hilux turned his steering wheel on the left where the victim also rolled to the right rear tire and was overran.

The victim was rushed to Lorenzo Zayco Memorial District Hospital and was later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial regional hospital, but was declared dead on arrival.

Kabankalan PNP is still investigating the incident.* (CMG)


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