Trike driver dies in road accident


BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 7–A farmer who drove a kurong-kurong (improvised tricycle) with no headlight was killed in a road accident that occurred at Brgy. Baruyen, this town last night, a report said.

The victim in critical condition was rushed to the Bangui district hospital here

for treatment but expired later due to severe body injuries.

His co-rider survived the accident although he too sustained injuries.

Investigators said the victim’s kurong-kurong had no headlight when it collided with a car coming from the opposite direction.