Cebu resident killed in road mishap

A native of Cebu province figured in a collision with another motorcycle along Km 132 in the national highway of Sitio Tabugoc, Barangay Patun-an, Calatrava town, Negros Occ. around 8:40 p.m. Monday.

PCInsp. John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP OIC identified the victim as Eric Lubrico, 35, of Sitio Dapdap-Bonbon, Barangay Aloguinsan, Cebu City. He sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to Calatrava District Hospital with the suspect, identified as Joy Bangoy Diotay, 38, single, of Brgy. Marcelo, Calatrava.

The victim was declared dead on arrival. He was reported to have no driver’s license and no documents of his motorcycle.

Police investigation disclosed that the two motorcycles were running opposite direction. Diotay was driving his Yamaha YTX 125, while Lubrico his Rusi 175.

Diotay was on his way to San Carlos City from Calatrava town. They were negotiating a curve and were speeding which resulted to the collision as both fell to the cemented road.

The motorcycles are now in the custody of police. Diotay was detained. *(CMGarde)


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