2 bros killed in road accident

LAOAG CITY – Two brothers were reportedly killed while another was critically injured when a tricycle and a motorcycle collided along Suba Road in Barangay Balatong, this city a few minutes before the New Year’s Eve celebration. PO1 Joel Agoy, duty officer of the Laoag City police office, identified the fatalities as Nelmar Asuncion, the tricycle driver; and his passenger/brother, Ariel Asuncion; both residents of Barangay Balacad, here. The injured motorcycle driver, who is presently confined in the hospital, remains unidentified. Initial investigation said the tricycle driver died on the spot while his brother expired during treatment in the hospital. (Freddie G. Lazaro)