CAMP PRESIDENT ELPIDIO R. QUIRINO, Bulag, Bantay, Ilocos Sur – Two persons died in separate vehicular accidents on the national highway in Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte Friday.
Police identified the victim in Ilocos Sur as Romeo Paiste, 40.
Paiste died on the spot from serious body injuries after his motorcycle was accidentally hit by a van driven by Froilan Tabaldo, a policeman, in Barangay Puspus, Bantay.
The victim in Ilocos Norte was identified as Aries A. Rayoan, 21, of Barangay San Lorenzo, Bangui, Ilocos Norte.
Rayoan died from a serious head injury after his motorcycle was accidentally hit by a Nissan Navara pickup truck driven by Francis Kaiser G. Espiritu, 24, of Barangay Poblacion, Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte that overtook a tricycle in Barangay Nagbalagan, Bangui. (Freddie G. Lazaro)