1 killed, 8 wounded in Virac motorcycle mishap

VIRAC, Catanduanes Sept 7, 2016 (Bicol Standard) -- One person was killed while eight others suffered injuries, when a speeding Honda TMX mortorcycle driven by Mark Anthony Castro y Alcantara rammed into to a group of students walking along the road alley here, at around 10:20 p.m. last night.



The accident occurred at Brgy. Calatagan Proper here.

PO2 Benjamin Dela Rosa, the duty investigator of the Virac MPS said that two motorcycles were involved in the accident.

A black XRM motorcycle with Plate No. 4485EY, which was driven by Mark Anthony Castro y Alcantara and the other one is a red Honda TMX, that was driven by Giovanni De Leon Aguirre, with temporary plate No. 054410.

The report disclosed that while the two motorcycles were traversing the same road direction, the Honda TMX , said to be running at a high speed overtook and accidentally collided with the XRM motorcycle and thereafter crashing into the eight students who were walking on the roadside.

The report added that Giovanni De Leon was declared dead due to the accident.

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