Tanod killed in road mishap

By: Jomarie A Billones 

ROXAS CITY – A barangay tanod died after his motorcycle crashed into a car Tuesday night at Barangay Banica here.

Police identified the victim as Ricardo Villanueva, 63, resident and barangay tanod of Barangay Lawaan here.

Investigation by the traffic section of the Roxas City Police Station indicated that the victim was on his way home from a cockpit when the accident occurred.

The victim attempted to overtake the car driven by Adonis Brillantes, 48, of Panit-an, Capiz when he hit the car while attempting to make a u-turn.

Because of the strong impact, the victim was thrown off his bike and hit his head on the concrete pavement.

The victim was brought to Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.