One dead and injured in motorcycle collision in Butuan City

ONE person was killed and another one was injured following a head-on collision between two motorcycles late Sunday evening in a sub-urban village in Butuan City, police reports said Tuesday.

Belated reports reaching the PNP national operations center in Camp Crame identified the collision fatality as Nonie Cobol, 30, while injured was Joel Guergio, 36, both from Agusan del Norte.

The reports said the collision between two motorcycles occurred at around 7pm Sunday along the National Highway in Purok-9, Brgy. Bancasi in Butuan City.

Investigation revealed that a red motorcycle (LN 7205), driven Guergio was traveling along the highway heading for Butuan City when it was hit by a motorcycle (KB 2109) driven by Cobol traveling in the opposite direction.

The reports said that Guergio sustained minor injuries and was brought to Butuan Doctors Hospital for treatment, while Cobol was rushed to the Agusan del Norte Provincial Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Both motorcycles were impounded by Butuan City Police for proper disposition while investigation is still being conducted by the police, reports said.

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