Student killed in road mishap

By: Gail T. Momblan

A 23-YEAR-OLD college student died in a road accident at Brgy. Poblacion, San Enrique, Iloilo.

The victim was identified as Khame Bagsain, of Brgy. Garita, San Enrique, Iloilo and a graduating Hotel and Restaurant Management student at the Iloilo State College of Fisheries-San Enrique Campus.

According to Senior Inspector Fernando Punzalan, San Enrique police chief, Bagsain was driving his Kawasaki Bajaj motorcycle from Brgy. Dawis, San Enrique when he crashed into the road’s concrete barrier at around 10:30 p.m. of Aug 30.

The accident happened in front of San Enrique Central School where the road is currently under construction.

Bagsain, who was allegedly drunk, was declared dead at the Passi City District Hospital due to fatal head and torso injuries.

Bagsain’s 13-year-old back rider, on the other hand, sustained minor injuries and is now in stable condition.

Both Bagsain and passenger were not wearing any protective gears like crash helmets, Punzalan reported.

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