5-Month-Old Infant Dies in Motorcycle Accident in Calape, Bohol

5-Month-Old Infant in Bohol Dies in Motorcycle Accident

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT – A five-month-old infant died in a tragic motorcycle accident in Calape, Bohol.

A road accident refers to any unintended and unplanned incident involving at least one vehicle on a road or highway that results in injury, property damage, or loss of life.

Road safety measures such as obeying traffic rules, maintaining proper vehicle maintenance, avoiding distractions while driving, using seatbelts and helmets, and not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can help prevent road accidents.

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On Thursday (June 13, 2024), a baby riding on a motorcycle with their mother passed away in a motorcycle accident.

According to the police investigation, the mother and infant unexpectedly swerved into the opposite lane, colliding head-on with another motorcycle driven by a man in Barangay Calunasan.

The strong impact caused them to crash into a tricycle as well. All individuals involved sustained injuries and were immediately rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.

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Unfortunately, despite efforts to save the young life, the 5-month-old infant, who was riding on the first motorcycle, did not survive the grave injuries sustained in the collision.

While the mother and the other motorcycle driver were able to receive treatment for their wounds, the loss of the innocent child has left the community in mourning. The motorcycle rider that collided with the woman and infant now faces potential charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, physical injury, and damage to property.

The incident reminds Filipino motorists to exercise caution and responsible driving practices, especially when transporting vulnerable passengers such as infants or young children.

Authorities are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the precise circumstances that led to the accident, with the aim of preventing similar tragedies from happening in the future.

Road safety awareness and stricter enforcement of traffic regulations may be necessary to ensure the well-being of all road users.

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