2 killed in Pontevedra mishap

Pontevedra PNP photo

Two persons on board a motorcycle died after they figured in an accident at a provincial road in Barangay Antipolo, Pontevedra, Negros Occidental, early Tuesday, June 1.

Killed were motorcycle driver Rene Montaño, 43, and back rider Omar Domingo, 35, both of Barangay Buenavista Rizal in Pontevedra.

Their motorcycle swerved due to the slippery road, and was hit by a trailing truck, which was driven by Leomar Alvarez, 29, of Barangay Malingin, Bago City, a police report showed.

The victims were brought to the town’s Rural Health Unit, where they were declared dead on arrival.

The truck driver is now detained at the municipal police station.*

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