Back-rider killed in Binalbagan mishap

A motorcycle backrider got killed when the vehicle slammed into a sugar cane spillage at the entrance of Loreto Bridge in Barangay San Jose in Binalbagan Saturday afternoon.

Police Chief Inspector Albert Sy, Binalbagan PNP chief, identified the victim as Johnny Gordivilla Sarsona, Jr., 60, married and resident of Sitio Mambato in Barangay To-oy in Himamaylan City.

He and his driver, Reggie Nunez Orquiales, 21, also of Sitio Mambato who was injured, fell into the cemented ground as a result of the incident and an incoming Ceres bus ran over Sarsona.

The Ceres bus is driven by Randy Figueroa Medel, 50, married of Sitio Naga in Barangay Binicuil in Kabankalan City who later surrendered to police authorities in Binalbagan.

The bus driver is detained at Binalbagan PNP custodial facility.* (CYRUS M. GARDE)



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