AN ALLEGED drunk motorcycle rider was arrested by authorities after hitting a pedestrian along the Bangued – La Paz road in Abra province in the afternoon of November 6.

Investigation conducted by Bangued police station disclosed Nieves Benito Balangcad of Luzong, in Manabo town was crossing the road in Bangued when she was bumped by Emil Jay Pallas Navalta, a sales boy, and a resident of Pidigan, Abra.

Navalata was allegedly intoxicated while driving his motorcycle without a driver’s license and a plate number.

The victim sustained laceration in the head, scratches on her left elbow and was admitted at Abra Provincial Hospital for further observation while Navalta suffered minor scratches on his knee and elbow.

Navalta was immediately arrested by the responding personnel of Bangued MPS and is now under custody for further investigation and documentation.