Legazpi City, – [01.23.16] – A woman was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician of the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital [BRTTH] after she was accidentally sideswiped by a speeding train in along PNR Rail Road Crossing, B.F Imperial Street, Zone – 3 Barangay 37 Bitano, Legazpi City yesterday afternoon.
The victim was rushed by personnel of Albay Health Emergency Management to the BRTTH, but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Dave Narciso Cortez, at about 6:07 o’ clock Friday evening.
The accident happened at 5:30 Friday afternoon [January 22, 2016] while the victim who was identified as Vergie Z. Luna, 35 years old was crossing along the nearby railroad crossing, when she was hit by the passing train.
Luna, a resident of San Vicente, Castilla, Sorsogon was later identified by the authorities through her Blood Type.
Witness account revealed that the victim came from a nearby mall when she met her untimely death. She suffered severe head injuries due to the impact.
This is the second recorded incident of traffic accidents in Legazpi City this Friday, following the death of a lady disc jockey who was also a victim of a hit and run.