Motorcycle driver dies after being hit by pick-up truck

Photo from Dumanjug police
Photo from Dumanjug police

A DRIVER of a motorcycle with a sidecar for pigs died after he was hit by a pick-up truck while traveling along the national highway in Barangay Sima, Dumanjug town, southwest Cebu.

The incident occurred around 7 p.m. Monday, September 18, 2023.

The victim was identified as Felito Parojinog, 66, married, from Barangay Poblacion, Dumanjug.

Based on the investigation by Police Senior Master Sergeant Joseph Bugtai of Dumanjug Police Station, it was learned that Parojinog suddenly made a left turn while driving his motorcycle, causing Anecito Libradella Libron, 55, married, the driver of Nissan Navara pick-up from Barangay Montpeller, Alegria town, to collide with him.

The victim was brought to Barili District Hospital, where he was pronounced dead by his attending physician.

Parojinog died from severe injuries to the different parts of his body.

If he and the victim's family are unable to come to an acceptable agreement, he will be charged with reckless imprudence leading to homicide and property damage. (DVG/TPT)

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