Almaveth Marquez Jasmin Alarde : “Two Dead, Four Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Consolacion Town”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Tragic Motorcycle Crash Claims Two Lives and Injures Four Others in Consolacion, Cebu

Consolacion, Cebu – A devastating motorcycle accident in the mountain barangay of Garing, Consolacion town, northern Cebu has left two people dead and four others seriously injured. The incident occurred at approximately 7 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023, as the group was returning from a Christmas party at Polpogan National High School.

The victims have been identified as Almaveth Marquez, an 18-year-old resident of Barangay Yati in Liloan town, who was driving the motorcycle, and Jasmin Alarde, a 16-year-old from Barangay Pulpogan in Consolacion. Tragically, they succumbed to their injuries at the scene of the crash.

Lovely Mae Comiso, 18, along with three other individuals identified only by their first names – Janel, Arquieles, and Loel, all aged 16 – also suffered injuries in the accident. They were rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate medical attention. The extent of their injuries has not been disclosed at this time.

According to Staff Sergeant Roel Aquino, the case investigator from Consolacion Police Station, the group had decided to take a motorcycle trip to Garing after celebrating their Christmas party. However, tragedy struck when the motorcycle experienced brake failure while descending, resulting in a collision with a tree.

Motorcycle accidents have become a concerning issue in the Philippines, with numerous incidents reported each year. Authorities have been implementing measures to address this problem, such as stricter enforcement of traffic laws and promoting road safety campaigns.

This unfortunate incident serves as a reminder of the importance of practicing caution and adhering to road regulations, especially during the holiday season when many people engage in festive celebrations. It is crucial to prioritize safety and ensure that vehicles are properly maintained to prevent accidents like this from occurring.

The local community is mourning the loss of Almaveth Marquez and Jasmin Alarde, while also praying for the swift recovery of the injured individuals. The Consolacion Police Station is conducting a thorough investigation to determine the exact cause of the brake failure and hold any responsible parties accountable.

As the community mourns this tragic event, it is hoped that this incident will serve as a wake-up call for everyone to prioritize road safety and take necessary precautions to prevent such accidents in the future.

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