Molo crash kills man, hurts girlfriend

BY RUBY SILUBRICO

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

ILOILO City – A 20-year-old man died while his girlfriend was injured in a motorcycle crash in Zone 8, Barangay Calumpang, Molo district.

Leo Jalandoni of Barangay Gustilo, La Paz sustained fractured arms and a head injury. He was taken to The Medical City hospital where he was pronounced “dead on arrival,” police said.

Lavin Jardeleza of Barangay Tabuc Suba, Jaro sustained a fractured leg and was confined at the Iloilo Doctors’ Hospital in Molo.

Jardeleza was on board the motorcycle Jalandoni was driving when the accident happened at around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, traffic investigator Police Officer 3 Ricky Ardamoy said.

They were bound for home after attending a friend’s birthday party in Arevalo when the motorcycle accidentally slipped and fell on the road, said Ardamoy.

“The slippery road caused the motorcycle to slip and fall,” Ardamoy said. “Jardeleza admitted that they were drunk, too.”/PN