1 dead, 1 injured in Apayao road mishap

A PROVINCIAL Government employee died while a motorcycle driver was injured after their motorcycles collided along the provincial road at Capannikian in Pudtol town, Apayao.

Authorities identified the fatality as Federico Llameg Alonzo, 54, a resident of Barangay Swan, Pudtol, Apayao, while injured was Robert Candiya Oraye, 37, married, driver, also a resident of Barangay Swan.

Authorities revealed the victim was driving his motorcycle with an improvised side car and without any head light when it collided head on with the motorcycle, which came from the opposite direction.

The two motorcycle drivers were rushed to the Ama Jadsak District Hospital for medical treatment but Alonzo failed to reach the hospital alive while his fellow motorcycle driver was transferred to the Far North General Hospital and Medical Center for further medical treatment. Both drivers, according to police, are under the influence of liquor at the time of the incident. (Roderick Osis) Read more: http://www.sunstar.com.ph