Hinigaran crash kills motorcycle driver

BACOLOD City – A man was killed in a vehicular crash in Barangay Nanunga, Hinigaran, Negros Occidental.

The 64-year-old Artemio Villarta of Barangay Camba-og, Hinigaran died of head and body injuries, a police report showed.

He was driving a Yamaha Vega Force motorcycle when he crashed against a Nissan Navarra driven by 30-year-old Silay City, Negros Occidental resident Melogie Erojo around 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

Villarta was making a left turn when the collision happened, the report said.

He was brought to the Hinigaran Emergency Clinic where attending physician Dr. Jansen Vergara pronounced him “dead on arrival.”

Erojo, meanwhile, was placed under the custody of the Hinigaran police./PN


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