Soldier Dies in M’cycle Crash, 2 Hurt
An Army Sergeant died while two others were injured in a motorcycle mishap in Barangay Rizal, Sagay City, Negros Occ. around 1:00 a.m. Sunday.
Police Chief Inspector Roberto Mansueto, Sagay City PNP chief identified the victim as Sgt Glenn Padernal, 42, of Barangay Bagacay, Hinobangon town, Samar.
He sustained head and body injuries being the driver of the single motorcycle. He was declared dead on arrival at Alfredo G. Marañon, Sr. Clinic in Barangay Bato, Sagay City.
Injured were his companions Corporal Marlon Goto, 24 and Tonton Lizares, 30.
The victims sneaked out of their Headquarters and rode on the motorcycle which they towed outside the camp so they will not be noticed by the guard on duty.
They were on their way to Sagay City proper, it was reported, when they met an accident in Barangay Rizal.
The three were reportedly members of Intelligence Unit of 62nd Infantry Battalion “Unifier”.
The Army have yet to issue a statement regarding the accident while the police is investigating the incident.*