School principal dead in Albay motorcycle crash

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 11:16 AM February 22, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY ––A 52-year-old public school principal died on Friday after a car sideswiped and dragged the motorcycle he was driving in Guinobatan town in Albay province, a police report said on Saturday.

Danilo Ortega was on board his motorcycle negotiating the Maharlika Highway in Barangay Travesia at 3:10 p.m. when a Suzuki Vitara car driven by a still-unidentified person overtook and sideswiped his vehicle, Police Captain Dexter Panganiban, Albay police spokesperson, said.


The suspect’s car dragged Ortega’s motorcycle, which crashed at an Aluminum Fuso truck van parked on the road.

The suspect immediately fled.


Ortega died while being taken to the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital here.

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