1 Killed, 4 Hurt in Trike Collision

The driver of a single motorcycle was killed and his companion was injured and also the driver of tricycle, his wife and minor child after they collided along the highway of Barangay Don Salvador Benedicto (Carmen) in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental Saturday.

The victim was identified as Sandy Bricker, 32, of Barangay Guinpanaan, Moises Padilla town. He was declared dead on arrival at Valladolid District Hospital due to fatal head and body injuries.

His backrider identified as Rosalie Tresbe, of legal age, was injured and transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital along with Romeo Mateo, the tricycle driver, of Barangay Canroma also in Pontevedra, his wife and minor child.

The motorcycle driven by Bricker was coming from north to south when it collided with the tricycle driven by Mateo.

Police investigation disclosed that the motorcycle overlapped the lane of the tricycle causing the collision. *(Cyrus M. Garde)