Elderly woman dies in Cavite road crash

Published July 19, 2018, 4:11 PM

by iManila Developer

By Anthony Giron

CAMP GEN. PANTALEON GARCIA, IMUS, Cavite – A 63-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday night after she was struck by a speeding motorcycle while crossing the road in front of a mall in Barangay Salawag, Dasmariñas City.

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Delia Fernando Marquez, a resident of Block 10, Lot 72, Phase 5, Golden City Subdivision, Barangay Salawag, succumbed to severe body injuries at the Dasmariñas Medical Center.

Motorcycle driver Julius Morquianos Agoylo, 26, also sustained injuries was brought to another hospital for treatment.

He was later placed under arrest.

PO1 Norman N. Guerra, case investigator, said that the accident happened in front of District Mall along Molino-Paliparan Road at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Initial investigation showed that Agoylo tried to overtake another vehicle, but in the process fatally struck the woman,

Guerra said that Agoylo will be charged with reckless imprudence resulting in homicide.

A series of road mishaps, mostly involving motorcycles, have been reported in the main roads of Cavite’s upland and lowland districts in the last seven months, as well as in previous years.

Authorities appealed to motorists and pedestrians to be extra careful, especially during the rainy season.

 
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