A student accidentally bumped a motorcycle that resulted in the death of a couple along the highway in Brgy. Lag-asan, Bago City, Negros Occidental, on Thursday, October 5.
Police records showed that a 22-year-old student from Brgy. Ma-ao, Bago City, driving a pickup accidentally collided with the motorcycle.
The police did not disclose the names of the victims who were farmers from Purok Balaton, Brgy. Pacol, Bago City.
The suspect was at Crossing Ubay in Brgy. Ma-ao and he failed to notice the green motorcycle carrying the couple.
The motorcycle was thrown about 55 steps from the point of impact while the victims riding on it fell 10 steps away from the vehicle, the police said.
Both victims were declared dead at the Bago City Hospital.
The suspect voluntarily surrendered and is now under the custody of the Bago City police.*