1 killed in road mishap; truck driver runs away

BY RUBY P. SILUBRICO

Thursday, January 12, 2017

ILOILO City – A motorcycle driver died. A truck hit him in Barangay Banuyao, La Paz district.

The victim, 47-year-old Gregorio Francisco, was a resident of Barangay Gines, Zarraga, Iloilo. He died at the West Visayas State University Medical Center.

The vehicular accident happened on Jan. 10 around 7:20 p.m., police said.

Francisco died of body and head injuries.

The unidentified truck driver abandoned his vehicle after the accident but the police managed to trace the truck’s ownership to a certain Rodney Sebanta.

The truck driver faces a charge for reckless imprudence resulting to homicide, police said./PN