Family of four dead as truck hits their motorcycle in Caibiran, Biliran
TACLOBAN CITY — A family of four died after their motorcycle they were riding was hit by a light truck in Caibiran town, Biliran on Sunday night, Jan. 8.
The fatalities were identified as Jimmy Agosto, his wife Solidad, and children Jameson and Jonalyn, according to a report from the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police.
Based on the investigation, the victims were on their way home in Barangay Maurang of Caibiran town when they were hit head-on by a truck driven by Benigno Garcia at about 6:20 p.m. the village of Maurang.
Garcia reportedly tried to overtake another motorcycle when he suddenly rammed into the motorcycle of the victims.
The victims were brought to the Biliran Provincial Hospital but were declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.
The driver, who was under the influence of liquor, was detained at the Caibiran municipal station.
Multiple homicide charges were being readied against the suspect.
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