Capiceño rider killed in Aklan road mishap

By Felipe V. Celino

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A motorcycle rider from Capiz died after his motorcycle figured in a head-on collision with a tricycle Saturday morning at Barangay Cabugao, Batan, Aklan.

Reports from Batan Municipal Police Station identified the victim as Petermart Azarcon, 21, from Sigma, Capiz.

Azarcon was with fellow riders when he collided with the tricycle driven by George Bautista, 65, also of Brgy. Cabugao, Batan.

Bautista said that he was about to make a left turn with his signal light turned on when the crash happened.

Azarcon was rushed to Altavas District Hospital and later transferred to Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) here but he died around 3:30pm.