ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao August 04 – A 50-year old laborer died after the motorcycle he was driving bumped into a concrete parapet on the side of the road that caused him to be thrown to the irrigation canal below at San Juan, here, Thursday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Rodrigo Salvador Barbero, 50, married, laborer and a resident of Posnaan, Aguinaldo Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed the victim was navigating the road when he suddenly bumped into the parapet on the side of the road that caused him to be thrown off and crashed into the irrigation canal below the road.
He was rushed by his companions who were tailing him to the Potia District Hospital for medical treatment but he was declared on arrival by attending physicians due to multiple head and body injuries.
The cause of the accident is still being investigated by responding police operatives.
By Dexter A. See