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Bacolod City, Philippines Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Two killed in accidents


A senior citizen and a motorcycle driver died in separate vehicular accidents in the cities of Talisay and Silay, Negros Occidental, in the past two days.

Gloria Guanzon, 72, was declared dead on arrival at a health center after she was bumped yesterday by a motorcycle driven by Arnel Guadalope in Brgy. Zone 8, Talisay City, Negros Occidental, the police said.

Guanzon was crossing the highway from west to east direction, when the motorcycle driven by Guadalope hit her, the Talisay police said.

Guanzon and Guadalope both fell on the pavement and sustained injuries, the police added.

Guadalope was brought to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City for treatment of his injuries, while Guanzon, showed no signs of life, when she was brought to the Talisay City Health Center.

Reckless driving triggered the incident, the Talisay police said.

Richard Vargas, 44, also died, after his Kawasaki Bajaj motorcycle was also bumped by a Sportivo vehicle driven by Wilfredo Manaay Jr. on Sunday in Brgy. 5, Silay City.

Vargas was declared dead on arrival at the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, where his back rider, Gregorio de la Torre Jr., was also brought for treatment of his injuries, police said.*


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