1 dead, 2 injured as motorcycle smashes into tree in Davao Sur
DIGOS CITY –– A motorcycle driver died while his two back riders were injured when their vehicle slipped off the road and smashed against a narra tree in Barangay Kanapulo, Magsaysay town, Davao del Sur shortly before midnight on Monday.
Police Captain Jeffmar Tercero, chief of the Magsaysay town police, said Reyfygi Jacinto Carsolin, 25, a resident of Poblacion Antipas, Cotabato province, was driving his Kawasaki Baja motorcycle along the national highway towards Davao City when he lost control of the vehicle which slipped off the road and smashed against the narra tree by the roadside.
Traffic Investigator Ramil Locostales said the injured were construction worker Raymart Langaylangay Artazo, 27, a resident of Buhangin, Davao City; and Louie Gutual Somangue, 28, a resident of Laak, Compostela Valley.
Emergency responders rushed the three to the Centeno Medical Specialist Hospital in Bansalan town but the attending physician declared Carsolin dead on arrival.
The responders brought the injured to Viacrusis Medical Hospital also in Bansalan for treatment./lzb
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