STA. MARCELA, Apayao – A 46-year old farmer died after that motorcycle he was driving rammed into a tree along the road causing him to be thrown off his vehicle and banging his body on the pavement at barangay Marcela here Saturday morning.
Police authorities identified the victim of the motorcycle accident as Jimmy Ganaban Tagay, 46, married, farmer and a resident of barangay Marcela, Sta. Marcela, Apayao.
Initial police investigation showed the victim was driving his motorcycle en route to a still undisclosed direction when it accidentally rammed into a tree along the road causing him to loose control of the same and resulting to his falling on the pavement that allowed injuries to be inflicted on his head and body.
He was rushed to a nearby medical facility but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians due to multiple head and body injuries.
The case is still undergoing investigation by elements of the Sta. Marcela Municipal Policed Station.
By Dexter A. See