Motorcycle driver overtakes, dies

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A MALE motorcycle driver died after he hit a pick-up truck Sunday afternoon, May 30, 2021, in Camella Homes, Private Road, Barangay Perrelos in Carcar City, Cebu.

The victim is identified as Ronel Gujelde, 31, single, a resident of Sitio Camagayan, Barangay Perrelos while the suspect is Kevin Satorre, 34, married, from Sitio San Roque, Liboron, Carcar City.

According to Police Lieutenant Colonel Allan Rosario, head of the Carcar City police, Gujelde was maneuvering his motorcycle and tried to overtake another vehicle.

Upon entering the opposite lane, he collided with Satorre who was driving his Mitsubishi Strada pick-up truck.

The two vehicles crashed, resulting in Gujelde’s severe injuries and death.

Satorre is now in the custody of the police while charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and damage to properties are being prepared against him. (GPL/NRC)