FLASH | Ex-Mayor Andre Hidalgo killed in car crash

Andre Hidalgo
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NAGA CITY– The former mayor of Milaor, Camarines Sur, was killed in a road mishap at around 1 a.m. Monday at Barangay F. Simeon, Ragay, Camarines Sur.

Andre Hidalgo, 65 years old, who also served as former vice-mayor of Milaor town, was seated behind the driver.

He was not wearing a seatbelt when the accident occurred, the investigation revealed.

Meanwhile, incumbent Vice Mayor Senen Bermas, Vicente Claro, and driver Noel Caceres also suffered injuries and are presently receiving medical treatment at a hospital here.

The initial investigation said the Toyota Fortuner they were riding skid out of control on the slippery road and crashed into a tree.

The group was heading back to Milaor from Manila.

Meantime, the Local Government Unit of Milaor announced this morning that it will fly its flag on half mast due to the passing of its former public servant.

The former local chief executive has just filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for Sangguniang Bayan of Milaor last week.

He is survived by his wife, former Punong Barangay Josephine S. Hidalgo and their six children.