LAMUT, Ifugao – A 26-year old man died whi8le a tricycle driver was injured after their vehicle met an accident along the national highway while en route to Lagawe, particularly at Poblacion West, here. Sunday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Francis Cabbigat Maggun, 26 years old, single while the his injured companion was named as Leomar Anthony Puguon Ollier, 26, single, driver and both residents of Magulon, Lamut, Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed that the duo were on board a tricycle en route to Lagawe town when upon reaching the curved portion of the road, the vehicle suddenly swerved and crashed on the road shoulder gutter.
The tricycle continue to move on the elevated portion of the road until its rear wheel blew up and turned turtle on its lane that caused the occupants of the vehicle to be thrown off the concrete pavement thereby sustaining multiple head injuries.
The two individuals were rushed to the Panudpudan District Hospital for medical treatment but the back rider allegedly died while undergoing medical treatment while the tricycle driver was confined for further observation of the injuries he sustained from the said accident.
By Dexter A. See