2 teens killed as motorcycle slams into bridge in Negros Occidental

Published June 30, 2022, 3:08 PM

by Glazyl Masculino

TWO teenagers are sprawled lifeless on the road after figuring in a motorcycle accident in Barangay Asia, Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental Tuesday, June 28. (Photo courtesy of Hinoba-an Municipal Police Station)
BACOLOD CITY – Two teenagers were killed while their companion was injured when the motorcycle they were riding crashed on a bridge in Barangay Asia, Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental Tuesday, June 28.

Killed were backriders Romel Traya, 18; and a 17-year-old boy whose name was withheld, both residents of Barangay Pook, Hinoba-an. Injured was a 17-year-old boy, the driver, whose name was also withheld.

Police Major John Ganzon, Hinoba-an police chief, said the victims hit a gutter and swerved then crashed into the railings of a bridge while they were on their way to Barangay Bulwangan, Hinoba-an.

Ganzon said the two fatalities were thrown off the motorcycle, killing them on the spot. All of them sustained severe injuries, he added.

The Hinoba-an police chief said the road was slippery as it rained when the accident happened.

Ganzon said the injured victim was referred to a hospital here. All three of them were not wearing helmets, he added.