Two dead, one hurt in motorcycle accident

A motorcycle hit a barrier which caused three riders to fall into a canal and suffered injuries in a road accident in Barangay Balabag, La Carlota City, Negros Occidental Friday. (Photo courtesy of La Carlota City Police Station)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – Two persons were dead while their companion was wounded after they figured in a motorcycle accident in Barangay Balabag, La Carlota City, Negros Occidental last Friday.

Killed in the accident were Rico Sibonga, 32, and Neil Albert Arquisola, 29, both residents of the said village.

Wounded was Arquisola’s brother William, 39.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Lowell Garinganao, city police chief, said the victims were on their way home when Sibonga lost control of his motorcycle.

Sibonga then hit a barrier and they all fell into a canal, Garinganao said.

Garinganao said that Sibonga was declared dead on arrival at a hospital, while Neil Albert passed away in a hospital later that day.

Garinganao said the victims had no helmets, and Sibonga was allegedly drunk when the accident happened.

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