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Lola Fatally Struck by E-Bike in Marikina Tragedy

Struck by E-Bike

A 73-year-old woman tragically lost her life after being struck by an e-bike in Barangay Malanday, Marikina City, this Monday. The victim, identified as Luzviminda Bisarez, was crossing the street when the incident occurred.

According to ABS-CBN News, law enforcement swiftly arrested the 31-year-old e-bike driver following the fatal collision.

CCTV Footage Reveals Heartbreaking Scene

CCTV footage captured the victim crossing the street before colliding with the e-bike. She was thrown and lay motionless on the ground. Residents and the e-bike driver rushed to her side, but according to relatives, the driver did not promptly transport her to the hospital.

Lucy Bisarez, the victim’s daughter, tearfully recounted the ordeal, revealing her shock upon seeing her mother’s condition at the hospital. Despite efforts, Luzviminda Bisarez succumbed to her injuries after several hours of battling for her life.

Driver’s Actions Questioned

The driver was promptly identified and arrested with the help of CCTV footage. The victim’s family demands justice, expressing dismay over the driver’s alleged negligence.

Relatives urge that the driver not be released from custody, seeking accountability for the tragic loss of their loved one.

The driver’s mother denies accusations of her son’s neglect but expresses remorse and seeks forgiveness from the victim’s family. She faces challenges securing bail for her son, especially with their e-bike impounded as evidence.

Authorities Investigate and Warn

The Marikina Police Station‘s Traffic Investigation Unit confirms that the rider failed to notice the victim while crossing. They caution both riders and pedestrians to exercise caution, especially regarding e-bike operations.

Barangay Malanday considers implementing stricter regulations on e-bike operations in response to the rising number of incidents involving them. They stress the importance of safety measures and responsible riding within the community.

Read Also: Elderly Woman Fatally Hit by Cargo Vehicle on Pedestrian Lane in Minglanilla, Cebu

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