Tuesday Jun, 18 2024 12:36:23 AM

Motorcycle vs. 10-wheeler truck kills Makilala couple

Local News • 23:55 PM Sun Sep 28, 2014
1,327
By: 
Williamor Magbanua, The Mindanao Cross

KIDAPAWAN
CITY (Sept. 28) — A couple died instantly when the motorcycle it was sideswiped
by a 10-wheeler truck along a highway in Barangay Malasila, Makilala, North
Cotabato Friday evening.

Senior
Police Officer - 1 John Mendel Calinga, traffic investigator, identified the
victims as Nilo Pikit and his wife Lilibeth of Barangay Saguing, Makilala,
North Cotabato.
Calinga said the
husband-wife tandem sustained fatal injuriesin
the head and body after the 8 p.m. accident.Calinga
disclosed the couple was riding a Skygo motorcycle traversing the national
highway when hit by the speeding 10-wheeler truck coming from the same
directions.

Darwin
Sungahid, the truck driver and a resident of Digos City, said the brake system
of the truck malfunctioned and accidentally hit the motorcycle the couple was riding.

It
was already beyond my control thus the truck hit the motorbike,” Sungahid said
from the Makilala PNP detention cell.

Charges
of reckless imprudence resulting to death is being readied against him.

6 dead, four hurt in General Santos City highway accident

COTABATO CITY - Five commuters, among them a 12-month-old child, and a tricycle driver died when the three-wheeled vehicle carrying them...

NDBC BIDA BALITA (June 17, 2024)

HEADLINES 1   P2.2 million na halaga ng shabu, nakumpiska ng PNP sa simultaneous operation nito sa Region 12 2   Sa North...

63 guns seized, confiscated during PRO-12 Sacleo

GEN. SANTOS CITY - A total of 62 operations were conducted that resulted in the arrest of 2 individuals and the confiscation of 63 assorted...

P2.2-M shabu seized during PRO-12 SACLEO

GEN. SANTOS CITY - The Police Regional Office 12, under the leadership of Regional Director Brig. Gen. Percival Augustus Placer has successfully...

Kagi Murad: Reflect on Eid al-Adha for stronger, unified Bangsamoro

COTABATO CITY – As Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha on Sunday, Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim called on the Bangsamoro community to reflect on the...