Driver killed in Mabinay road mishap

A motorcycle driver was killed in a mishap in the national highway of Barangay Poblacion, Mabinay town, Negros Oriental Wednesday.

The victim was identified by Mabinay PNP as Junry Abalorio, of legal age, of Sitio Bernisan, Barangay Tadlong in the town.

He sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to Mabinay Medicare Community Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

He was reportedly travelling homebound from Barangay Oblation when he overshot a descending curve, causing him to be outbalanced and hit some pedestrians who are all from Sitio Batang, Barangay Lumbangan walking in the opposite lane.

The pedestrians sustained injuries. Identity of other victims were not disclosed by police.

Police authorities are still investigating.*