Asturias barangay councilor killed in motorcycle accident

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A 49-YEAR-OLD barangay councilor died in a motorcycle accident along the national highway of Barangay Poblacion, Asturias town in midwest Cebu Sunday afternoon, August 14, 2022.

Senior Master Sergeant Nilo Aventurado, traffic investigator of Asturias Police Station, said the victim, Alfeo Balza, barangay councilor of Langub, Asturias, was overtaking another motorcycle when he collided with the motorcycle driven by Renan Obligar, a 26-year-old construction worker from Barangay New Bago, Asturias, from the opposite direction.

The incident took place past 5 p.m. Sunday, August 14, when Balza was headed home from work.

The family of Balza said they will not file a case against Obligar and is open for settlement. (GDC, TPT)