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Lapu-Lapu accident: One killed, another injured

By: Futch Anthony Inso - CDN Digital Correspondent | April 08,2024 - 08:07 PM

Lapu-Lapu accident

Photo from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO).

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A 61-year-old woman was killed while her husband, 64, was badly injured in a vehicular accident that happened in Brgy. Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City at around 10 a.m. on Monday.

The couple was identified as Susan and Desiderio Torregosa from Sta. Maria in Brgy. Pusok also in Lapu-Lapu City.

According to Police Lieutenant Colonel Christian Torres, spokesperson of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), the motorcycle that the couple boarded collided with a passenger jeepney.

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Torres said that the couple was traversing ML Quezon National Highway in Brgy. Ibo at around 10 a.m. when they were hit by a PUJ that was traveling on the opposite lane.

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He said that the PUJ was about to make a u-turn in the area when it collided with the couple’s motorcycle.  The motorcycle was headed for Brgy. Pusok while the PUJ was traveling to Brgy. Ibo.

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Torres said that Susan was immediately killed due to her injuries while Desiderio, the motorcycle driver, was also badly injured and is currently undergoing treatment in a hospital.

The PUJ driver, who is from Soong 1 in Brgy. Mactan, is currently detained while the police prepare for the filing of a complaint for reckless imprudence resulting to homicide and physical injuries against him.


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