2 dead, 1 hurt as motorcycle falls into ravine

TWO persons died while another was injured  when the motorcycle  they were riding accidentally fell into a ravine in Romblon yesterday morning.

The fatalities were identified as  Lloyd Ramirez Romero, 21, and Joseph Mustasa, 18, both residents of Sitio Cabugao, Barangay Bonga, Sta. Maria, Romblon while the motorcycle’s driver Angelo Mineque, 24, was critically wounded.

The victims, who were allegedly drunk, were going home from Barangay Calagonsao, in  Alcantara, Romblon, when the accident happened on the national road of Barangay Bonga.

When they reached a sharp curve, the driver lost control of the motorcycle, causing them to plunge down the cliff.

The victims were rushed to Don Modesto Formilleza Sr. Memorial Hospital  but Romero and Mustasa were pronounced dead  upon arrival.

On the other hand, Mineque  was transferred to the Romblon Provincial Hospital for more intensive medical examination.