Report on traffic accident in Brgy. San Roque, Surigao City

On August 6, 2009 at 12:00 noon, one Yamaha STX single motorcycle with plate no. KS 3090 driven by Rolando Gonzales Ravelo while traveling at Purok-4, San Roque, Surigao City bumped another single motorcycle Kawasaki Bajaj with plate no. LN 3666 driven by Jan Bryan Orillaneda running on opposite direction.

Both drivers and one passenger Simon Danao, of legal age, widow and resident of Purok Mabini, Surigao City were immediately rescued by Quick Action Response Team of Surigao City and immediately brought to the nearest Hospital.

Unfortunately, the passenger was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician while both motorcycles incurred damages and temporarily in the custody of Surigao City Police Station for proper disposition.

Also, on August 7, 2009 at 12:00 midnight at Purok-4, Barangay Antongalon, Butuan City, one Mitsubishi pick up bearing plate no. GHR 980, while traveling from Barangay Taligaman bound for Butuan City, upon reaching Purok-4 Barangay Antongalon, accidentally bumped the rear side of a Mitsubishi Elf bearing plate no. GNB-646 driven by an unidentified person, parked along the National Highway because of engine trouble and was bound for Butuan City from Agusan del Sur.

Said accident resulted to the untimely death of the driver of Mitsubishi pick up whose identity is being verified and his four passengers who are Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) referees namely: Rodulfo G Durado, Edilberto Lagnada, Rolando V Altar and Allan G Hinayon.

The victims were brought to Butuan City Medical Center but were pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.

Cadavers of the victims now lie at Mata Funeral Home, Ampayon, Butuan City while the vehicles involved are currently impounded at Butuan City Police Station 4. (PNP-13/ PIA-Caraga)

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