1 dead, 3 others injured in Batangas collision
LUCENA CITY—A motorcyclist died and three other riders were injured Sunday in a three-vehicle collision along a national highway in San Jose town in Batangas province, police said Monday.
San Jose police reported that a car being driven by Mark Kenneth Adami, 26, occupied the opposite lane to overtake another vehicle when it collided at around 9:30 p.m. with an oncoming motorcycle driven by Michael Fabellon, 31, in the highway in Barangay Pinagtung-Ulan.
The wayward motorcycle consequently hit another motorcycle ridden by Kenneth Francisco and the pillion rider, Gulebee Fabellon.
Fabellon, who suffered grave head injury and severed left leg, was taken to Metro San Jose Medical Center in the town center but died on the way.
Fabellon’s backrider, John Kelvin Francisco, 18, and the riders of the other motorcycle, Kenneth and Gulebee, all suffered injuries and were treated at the said hospital.
The report did not state whether or not the victims were wearing crash helmets.
Adami was detained and is now facing charges.
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