Friday the 27th. José Paulino dos Santos, who was known as “Ze Zu” 65 years of age, and who lived in Batateiras district, also in Bethlehem of Mary. He was going to the fair Catende, guiding his Ford Fiesta carrying yams to sell at the market when he crashing into a student coach.
A friend who was travelling with the victim, suffered minor injuries. The bus driver absconded, but witnesses claimed that those who caused the accident was trader who may have suffered a sudden illness.