Motorcycle rider killed in Boljoon road accident

By: Alven Marie A. Timtim October 04,2019 - 05:06 PM

Medics attend to a motorcycle driver who met and accident in Sitio Tinawgan, Barangay Granada, Boljoon town, southern Cebu. contributed photo | Eddy Estella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man died after the motorcycle he was driving collided head-on  with a tourist van at around 2:30 p.m. on Frtiday, October 4, 2019, along Sitio Tinawgan, Barangay Granada, Boljoon town, southern Cebu.

Patrolman Nitchell Carbo, day desk officer of Boljoon station, identified the victim as 46-year-old Luciano Felinio Villamor from Barangay Pungtod of the neighboring town of Oslob.

Based on initial investigation, Carbo said the victim was heading south when he overtook a vehicle ahead of him. In doing so, he crashed into the oncoming van that was heading north.

Carbo said Villamor was thrown off his motorcycle after impact and landed hard on the ground, sustaining head injuries.

Villamor was rushed to the Oslob District Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by an attending physician.

The van that was driven by Ramil Suson Cabago, 46 years old from Barangay Basak, Mandaue City, was carrying ten Korean Nationals who were all heading back to Cebu City from a tour.

No one from the van was reported to have sustained injuries.

Cabago is currently detained at the Boljoon police station while a case of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide is being prepared. /bmjo

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