TACLOBAN CITY – Two persons died in a separate road accidents and injured others, police report said.
The two killed persons were identified as Mateo Versoza from this city and Carmelita Esquerdo from Catbalogan City.
Reports from the Philippine National Police disclosed that Versoza of legal age and a resident of Barangay 48, this city, was riding on a motorcycle when he was hit by another motorcycle which resulted to his instant death.
Esquerdo, meantime, was killed when a rampaging 10-wheeler truck directly hit her as she was about to fetch water.
The said incident in Barangay Maulong, Catbalogan City, also resulted to the injury of seven others.
The wayward truck also damaged three houses and four electric posts.
The 10-wheeler, driven by Romulo Adlaon, 54, married, and a resident of Brgy. Maguikay, Mandaue City, was loaded with grocery items and bound for Calbayog City when it went downward while traversing the diversion road along Brgy. Maulong.
The driver is now detained at the Catbalogan City Police Station as investigation is ongoing. (ROEL T. AMAZONA,