TAYUM, Abra – A 23year old motocycle driver died while a 23-year tricycle driver was wounded after their vehicles collided head on along the ascending portion of a road at barangay Deet here recently.
Senior Superintendent Antonio Bartolome, provinicial director of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Felix Efren Morales Escalante, 23, a motorcycle driver while the wounded tricycle driver was named as Clarence Daria Molina, 23, both residents of Poblacion, Tayum, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed both individuals were driving their respective vehicles that came from the opposite direction and upon reaching the ascending portion of the road, their vehicles suddenly collided head on with each other.
Responding police operatives immediately rushed both drivers to a private and public hospital nearby but Escalante was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians while Molina is still undergoinjg medication in a separate hospital.by Dexter A. See