18-year old ran over by truck PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 14:14

An 18-year old girl died after she was ran over by a trailer truck along San Jose Road last Sunday night.

A police report identified the fatality as Jessa Almario y Rabor, single, a native of Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay and presently residing at Zone 4.

Initial investigation showed that the incident happened at around 7:50pm while Jessa was riding a motorcycle driven by her older brother Joseph and going towards Buenavista Street.

When the duo reached the junction of San Jose Road, Joseph maneuvered to the left and tried to overtake a trailer truck driven by Danilo Vista y Sanglad and owned by Metrozam Haulers, Inc.

Police said that the motorcycle of Almario came into contact with the left rear portion of the truck which made Jessa fall on the pavement.

The victim was soon after ran over by the trailer truck.

Jessa was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead past 9pm.

The truck driver was placed under police custody while both vehicles were temporarily impounded at the Central Police Station.  (Dan Toribio)