Alcoy mayor hurt in road accident

THE Municipal Government of Alcoy in southern Cebu is asking for prayers for the recovery of Mayor Michael Sestoso who met with an accident on Wednesday morning, January 25, 2023.

Sestoso was on his mountain bike in Alcoy town when he was hit by a passing car, knocking him unconscious.

The mayor sustained injuries in his back and thigh.

He was rushed to the nearest hospital, but was later transferred to Cebu City for further treatment.

As of Wednesday morning, the Alcoy Municipal Government said Sestoso is now in stable condition.

"He is now conscious and in a stable condition with minor wounds in his back and thigh. X-ray results showed no sign of fractures," the local government unit announced. (ANV/TPT)