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2 motorists die in South Cotabato highway accident

Local News • 15:14 PM Fri May 13, 2016
The remains of Elmo Padernal at a local funeral parlor in Banga, South Cotabato. (Radyo Bida)

KORONADAL CITY - Two motorists were killed in a highway mishap along an accident-prone highway in Barangay Improgo, Banga, South Cotabato.Police identified the fatalities as Elmo Padernal, 39 a fishpond caretaker andresident of Lamsuli, T'boli, South Cotabato and Lester Jordan of Banga.Investigation showed that the two victims were driving separate motorcycles and collided head-on at past 8:30 p.m.Investigation showed that Padernal appeared to be under the influence of liquor. Jordan's wife who was back riding with him was in critical condition.

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