Councilman dies in road accident

BATAC CITY, May 13– Hadji Baptista, 20, and kagawad of Brgy. Lang-ayan, Currimao, Ilocos Norte, perished in a self-accident at Brgy. Magnuang, this city, police said.

Motorist found his body along the roadside early this morning. Also found a few meters away was his motorcycle that fell off a ravine.

Police said the victim was driving his motorcycle probably under the influence of liquor when the accident occurred at dawn.

The victim’s drinking buddies in Currimao said they separated at 12 midnight after their jamming and unsure if he went home directly to Brgy. Tabug, this city where he lived. (tsg w/ ga report)