BAGUIO CITY – A 35-year old seaman died after he was bumped by a still undetermined type of vehicle while he was crossing Bokawkan Road, here, Wednesday dawn.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Wilson Calosing Fernandez, 35 years old, married, Seaman, and a resident of Tuding Itogon, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed the victim was crossing the road when the still undetermined type of vehicle driven by a still unidentified driver bumped him that caused him to be thrown several meters away from the place of incident before the vehicle sped off towards at the city proper.
The motor vehicle allegedly came from Magsaysay Avenue and was proceeding towards the city proper when the incident happened.
The victim was rushed to the Pines City Doctors Hospital for medical treatment but he was declared lifeless after a few hours of undergoing medical supervision due to fatal head injuries.
Relatives of the victim are appealing to the reckless driver to voluntarily surrender to the police for him to answer for the crime he committed.
Probers are now reviewing the footages taken by the CCTV installed in the area to ascertain the vehicle that caused the untimely demise of the seaman.
By Dexter A. See