1 dead, 3 hurt in Badian road mishap

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ONE died, while three others were wounded after the two motorcycles they were riding in collided with each other in Barangay Malhiao, Badian town at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Jason Isidore Abestano Purgatorio, 32, married, of Barangay Candiis, Badian, was pronounced dead upon arrival in Badian District Hospital.

Injured were Roy Nuevo Saldua, 31, driver of Rusi motorcycle, and his backriders Niño Approvechado, 29, and Rolly Duerme Saldua, 31, both from Barangay Manduyong, Badian.

They were brought to a hospital in Cebu City.

Police Staff Sergeant Dennis Sun, investigator of Badian Police Station, said in an interview with SunStar that the victim on board a Honda motorcycle came from Moalboal town and was on his way home, when Saldua, who was coming from the opposite direction, overtook another vehicle, resulting in the collision.

Sun said Saldua was driving very fast and lost control of his motorcycle when he overtook the vehicle.

Purgatorio fell off the motorcycle and landed his head on the pavement, resulting in his death. (GPL, TPT)