Calatrava

Trike Driver Killed in Mishap, 5 Hurt

A motorcycle driver was killed while his backrider was injured including four others in a passenger tricycle when they collided in a curve along KM 128 in Sitio Bankal, Barangay Calampisawan, Calatrava town in Negros Occidental around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Superintendent Gil Flores, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Raul Castillano Ricafranca, 41, resident of Barangay Lipat-on in the town.

His back rider identified as Carlibre Biatinggo, 27, single, was injured.

Cop Impostor Shot Dead

A young man disguising as army soldier and policeman was shot dead while on his way to Sitio Agtutugas, Barangay Cambayobo in the town around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Superintendent Gil Flores, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Jason Sultan, 22 years old. He sustained gunshot wounds in the different parts of his body and died on the spot.

Police said the suspect remains unidentified.

Ceres Bus Pins to Death MC-Riding Man in Calatrava

A motorcycle-riding man was crushed to death by a Ceres bus at a curb at Km 136, Barangay San Isidro in Calatrava town around 7:15 in the evening, Monday.

Police Superintendent Gil Flores, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Joel Ledona, 52, resident of Barangay 1, San Carlos City.

He sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to San Carlos City Hospital, but was declared dead on arrival.

Missing Ma and Daughter Retrieved

Rescuers of Calatrava Municipal Risk Reduction and Management Council retrieved the body of a mother and her daughter around 8:00 a.m. yesterday (Monday) in an overflow at Camp Tren, Barangay Minapasok in the town.

The bodies of Adelaida Arguillon Lotrago, 48, and her daughter, of Calatrava town, were found just a few meters from where they fell. Some obstacles like big stone and twigs of trees prevented them to be carried further.