Speeding motorcycle hits woman

June 02, 2019

A 54-year-old woman died when she was hit by a speeding motorcycle while crossing along the road yesterday morning in Valenzuela City.

Lourdes Mijares of Block 2 Lot 10 Sitio Sulok, Bgy. Ugong succumbed to massive head and body injuries while being rushed to Pacific Global Medical Center while the driver of the motorcycle identified as Elizer Adrian Erin, 23, of 64 Bagong Sibol St., Purok 4 Mapulang Lupa was arrested by responding traffic enforcers.

Investigation conducted by Valenzuela Police Traffic Management Bureau showed that Mijares was crossing the service road of Sulok St. in Bgy. Ugong at around 7:35 a.m. when the accident occurred.

Erin, who was driving a Yamaha Mio motorcycle  (9981-PX) was heading towards Mindanao Avenue when he allegedly failed to notice the woman who was crossing.

Due to the impact, the victim was thrown few meters away and landed on the road pavement causing severe injuries in the head and body.

Charges for reckless imprudence resulting in homicide will be filed against Erin before the Valenzuela City Prosecutor’s Office.