Motorcyclist killed by speeding cargo truck in east coast Print
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:54

A motorcyclist was killed after he was accidentally bumped by a cargo truck fully loaded with bottles of assorted softdrinks in Barangay Tigbalabag last Sunday afternoon.

The fatality was identified as Francisco Cuartocruz y Agustin.

Cuartocruz suffered severe injuries in the head and different parts of the body and was taken to a local hospital but was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians.

Police said that the accident took place at around 3:15 p.m. along the national highway of Tigbalabag.

Authorities identified the truck driver as Rey Havana y Castro. He was placed under police custody pending further investigation of the vehicular accident.

Both the cargo truck and the motorcycle of the victim were impounded at the Vitali Police Station. – Dan Toribio