2 dead, 1 hurt in Bicol road mishaps

Two motorcycle riders died and a pedestrian was injured in separate road mishaps on Thursday in Albay and Camarines Sur. In Malilipot town in Albay, Myleen Barias, 37, suffered injuries on her left knee after being bumped at around 8 p.m. by a motorcycle driven by Mark Bolofer, 29, in Barangay San Francisco. Barias was brought to a hospital, while Bolofer was unharmed. In Libmanan town in Camarines Sur, Rodel Cortez, 38, the driver and his back rider, Juan Torrero, 29, both residents of Del Gallego town, died in a road crash around 10:30 a.m. in Barangay Sigamot. Colonel Julius Caesar Domingo, Camarines Sur police chief, said the initial investigation revealed that while in a sharp curve, the motorcycle encroached on the other lane and slid toward the front bumper of an Isuzu Elf truck driven by Jason Garay, 38, a resident of Lupi town. Domingo said the riders died on the spot after being run over by the truck. An investigation was under way, police said.

Source: Philippines News Agency