ORMOC CITY-A Grade 12 student died after the motorcycle she was on board figured in a freak accident along a national highway in Barangay Bobolosan, Laoang, Northern Samar on Sunday (May 7) at about 3:30 pm.
The back rider was identified as Geriza Sidro, 18, and a resident of Barangay Rawis, also in the said town.
Initial investigation conducted by the responding police disclosed that Sidro was on board a motorcycle driven by Alonica Tamayo,18, also a Grade 12 student just attended a fiesta celebration in Brgy. Lawaan.
However, on their way home, the back rider’s jacket was accidentally gobbled by the back wheel of the motorcycle which resulted in the motorcycle to stop running.
Sidro was thrown several meters from the motorcycle with her head landing first on the concrete pavement which caused injuries on her head while Tamayo also incurred injuries in different parts of her body.
The two were immediately brought to Dr. G.B. Tan Memorial Hospital but Sidra was declared dead while Tamayo, who suffered abrasions and bruises in the different parts of her body, was admitted to the same hospital for treatment.