Elementary teacher, “habal-habal” driver, killed after motorcycle swept by river’s strong current

A huge water overflow incident happened last Friday at Himogaan River, Barangay Bato, Sagay City that stranded a lot of the place’s residents and stopped them from going to their respective destinations. Several vehicles whether small or big are impossible to get through due to its heavy current.

Photos were taken from the official Facebook page of DYHB Tatak RMN.

On that note, a habal-habal driver and his passenger was caught by the strong current and unfortunately killed both of them in the process.

The habal-habal driver was later identified as 58-year old Clodualdo Abisamis a resident of Barangay Baviera and a 26-year old elementary teacher named Rona Batayen Beleganio. According to a report by RMN, it was around 7:00 a.m. when they made their way to the school and were caught in the accident.

Authorities were able to recover the pair’s body around 4:00 p.m. last July 15, Sunday.

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According to her Facebook profile as reported by RMN Radio’s Facebook page, Ms. Beleganio was said to be a graduate of Philippine Normal University and is currently teaching at Shermanhill Elementary School.

Many were saddened by her untimely death and a lot of her friends and family send their condolences for the late teacher.