Pa, Son Killed in Tractor-Motorcycle Collision

A father and his son got killed, and his wife got injured after their motorcycle collided with a tractor in Manapla town Saturday.

Police Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio identified the victims as Cris Capacilan, of legal age, and his 7-year-old old son, all of Hacienda Anecita in barangay San Pablo in Manapla.

Injured was Dionesa Capacilan.

The 7-year-old reportedly died on-the-spot, while the father was brought to the nearest hospital but was later declared dead.

Police investigations disclosed that the three were riding on a motorcycle when the tractor reportedly made a reverse move without noticing the motorcycle, causing the tractor’s blades to hit the motorcycle, said PO3 Robert Castro, Manapla PNP traffic investigator.

The tractor’s driver was identified as Edgardo Olda, 41 years old also a resident of the place. He surrenders to police authorities.* (Cyrus M. Garde)


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