Laborer dies in Ilog crash

BACOLOD City – He was crossing the road when a Toyota Innova hit him in Barangay Manalad, Ilog, Negros Occidental, police said.

The 57-year-old laborer Berting Villacorta sustained body injuries, a police report showed.

He was brought to the Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental where the attending physician declared him “dead on arrival.”

According to the police, Villacorta was carrying a sack of rice when Francis Ryan Chua’s car hit him around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Chua was detained in the custodial facility of Ilog police station. Charges were filed against him./PN


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