Call center agent, e-trike driver killed in Bacolod accidents

A call center agent and an e-trike driver were killed in separate vehicular accidents in Bacolod City on Wednesday and Thursday, February 22 and 23.

Erlynor Verdad Colango, 28, of Brgy Cabatangan, Talisay City, was crossing Araneta Street fronting Teletech in Brgy Singcang Airport, Bacolod, when she was hit by a motorcycle driven by Rex Evrile Feria Pedrajas at 9:50 p.m. Thursday, February 22.

Pedrajas, on board a Motorstar MSX 150 motorcycle, was headed north when he accidentally hit Colango who was declared dead on arrival at the Bacolod South General Hospital, the police reported.

The suspect was detained at Police Station 8.

Romulo Durable, 61, an e-trike driver, died in an accident at Burgos Street in Brgy. Estefania, Bacolod City, 6:15 a.m. Thursday, February 23.

The police identified the suspect as Tristan Julius Teruel who was driving an Isuzu mu-X SUV that met an accident with the e-bike driven by Durable.

SMSgt. Jun Garong, traffic investigator, said the e- trike driver suddenly turned left and was hit by the SUV.

The e-trike driver died on the spot and Teruel was detained at Police Station 4.*

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