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Mc driver killed by van on Batangas highway

AN UNIDENTIFIED motorcycle driver died after being accidentally sideswiped by a van along the highway in Bgy. Cupang, Bauan, Batangas.

Bauan Municipal Police Station commander Lt. Col Rhoderick Tonga said they are still trying to identify the victim.

Initial investigation showed the victim was riding his Racal motorcycle and was traveling the highway around 10:46. p.m. when he was accidentally hit by a Chevrolet SUV driven by Antonio Simbahan IV, 46, who came from Lemery town and was heading towards Batangas City.

Meanwhile, authorities arrested a suspected drug peddler identified as Manolo Juvida in a buy-bust held in Bgy. Poblacion 4, Cuenca at 5:45 p.m.

Seized from Juvida were a caliber 38 Springfield revolver without serial number loaded with four live ammunition, heat-sealed transparent sachets containing suspected shabu and buy-bust money.