BAYBAY CITY-A vendor at the local public market here succumbed after the tricycle she was on board was bumped by a single motorcycle driven by a medical technologist about 10:00 am on Thursday (Oct 13) at Barangay Zone 14, of this city.

Police identified the fatality as Teresita Agapay, 59, widow, and a resident of Brgy. Kan-ipa while the driver of the other single motorcycle was identified as Ma. Alona Beato, 56, who works as a medical technologist at the City Health Office.

Initial investigation conducted by responding police disclosed that the motorcab where the victim was on board, driven by Arturo Vitalla, 46, was traversing the M. Moraza St. going to the direction of Metro Mall, and upon reaching at the center of the intersection, the single motorcycle driven by Beato was travelling from the direction of Baybay City Public Market suddenly appeared and accidentally hit the tricycle.

As a result, both vehicles crashed down the road causing both drivers to sustain slight injuries while Agapay sustained severe physical injuries which caused her immediate death. (ROBERT DEJON)