By Lyka Manalo
SAN JUAN, Batangas— A motorcycle figured in a head on collision with a tricycle died with the motorcyclist dying on the spot and seven persons injured along the highway of Barangay Calubcub on Sunday afternoon.
Police Officer 1 Richard King Valenzuela identified the victim as Eufracio Ilagan Jr., 38, of Barangay Buhay na Sapa, this town.
The wounded were identified as Roberto Pagsuyuin, 38, Vincent Cuerdo, 17, Airish Villanueva, 18, John Ralph Ebojo, 22, Shiena Cabrera, 16, Jem Moreto, 18 and Romelito Masalunga, more or less 52 years old.
Report said Ilagan was driving a blue motorcycle going to Poblacion when bumped a passenger tricycle from the opposite lane at around 4:45 p.m.
Injured victims from the tricycle were rushed to San Juan District Hospital for treatment while Ilagan’s backrider, Romelito Masalunga was taken to San Juan Doctor’s Hospital.
PO1 Valenzuela said the motorcycle driver lost control in the curved road.