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Woman Dead After Tricycle Falls off Ravine in Talisay, Cebu

Tricycle Falls

A fatal accident occurred in Talisay City, Cebu, on Thursday night, June 20, 2024, when a tricycle carrying passengers falls off ravine in Sitio Kambawog, Barangay Kampo 4. The incident resulted in the death of a woman and injuries to a man, while a one-year-old child survived unharmed.

Here are the details of the incident according to the report of SunStar Philippines.

Details of the Incident

According to reports, the tricycle plummeted off the ravine, likely due to heavy rains that occurred the same night. Residents discovered the victims only around noon the next day, June 21, when they went to the area to collect sand from a nearby river.

Joy Tumulak, head of the City of Talisay Traffic Operations and Development Authority, stated that Jerome Sabal, a resident of Barangay Quiot, Cebu City, was found first by residents on the riverbank. He had sustained a head injury and was promptly taken to a hospital for treatment. The woman, whose identity remains undisclosed, was discovered near the damaged tricycle, having tragically lost her life in the accident.

Residents also heard the cries of a child nearby, leading them to find a one-year-old boy unharmed amidst the scene of the accident.

Response and Investigation

The incident prompted an immediate response from local authorities, who transported Jerome Sabal and the child to a hospital. They also arranged for the woman’s body to be taken to a funeral home for further proceedings. Investigations are ongoing to ascertain the exact cause of the accident and to formally identify the deceased woman.

This tragic event underscores the importance of road safety, especially during adverse weather conditions. It also highlights the swift action of Talisay City authorities and residents in response to the emergency.

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