1 Killed, 1 Injured in Mishap

A person got killed and another one was injured when they were hit by a Fuso dump truck at the national highway of Barangay Salong in Kabankalan City Friday afternoon.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan PNP chief, identified the victims as Rodel Dela Cruz Escandela, 32, married and Noe Sarnillo Genega, 21, single –all of barangay Salong in Kabankalan.

The two were walking along the national highway towards a sugarcane farm when hit by the Fuso dump truck driven by Eustaquio Sionesa Medecio, 51 , married also of Barangay Salong.

It was Genega who fell to the ground and who was hit by the rear tire of the vehicle.

Both victims were brought to the Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital for treatment but Genega was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physician, while Escandela sustained minor injuries on his body.

Medecio voluntarily surrendered to the Kabankalan PNP and is at the city police station pending the investigations.*



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