KABUGAO, Apayao – A 22-year old jobless man died while his back rider was unhurt after their motorcycle bumped a steel barrier along the road at Manguli, Bulu, here, Thursday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Rocky Singsing Basan, 25, married, while his unhurt back rider was named as Arnold Eyam Abgao, 22, conductor, single both residents of barangay Poblacion, Kabugao, Apayao.
Initial police investigation showed the motorcycle was en route to the town proper when the driver accidentally lost control of the steering bar that caused the motorcycle to bump a steel barrier on the side of the road that resulted to the occupants being thrown off their vehicle.
The driver was rushed to the Kabugao District Hospital for medical treatment but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians due to multiple injuries on his head and body.
By Dexter A. See