A BARANGAY ‘kagawad’ in Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay was killed after being run over by a speeding truck in the local highway around 7:50 p.m. Sunday, a Police Regional Office 9 report said.
Alfredo Ceriales Jr., 36, a ‘kagawad’ of Bgy. Poblacion, Imelda municipality was driving his motorcycle along the national highway in Purok Agoncillo when he figured in a crash and was thrown off his motorbike.
As a result, a truck owned by the Kabasalan Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council hit the body of the victim who died while being taken to the Lanceta Medical Hospital.
The truck driver identified as Jay Ral Villaruel,34, said he accidentally ran over the body of the victim when he tried to maneuver to the right after witnessing the motorcycle crash.
The driver will be facing charges for reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, said the PRO9 headed by Brigadier General Froilan F. Quidilla.