Accident at Mangato bridge


LAOAG CITY, Nov. 10–The accident-prone bridge in Brgy. Mangato, this city claimed another life when a motorcycle rammed its rip-rap barrier.

The motorcycle rider was probably thrown out due to the impact as his body was found below the bridge early Thursday morning.

DelfinGuiang of Brgy.Tapao, Currimao, Ilocos Norte, said his brother, the victim, failed to come home that night only to find out that he figured in a road accident at Mangatobridge here.

Police said earlier that night, the victim had engaged in a drinking spree with several friends. He left the group shortly before midnight.

The bridge is an accident-prone area as several crash incidents were reported in the past, nearby residents here said.