Truck runs over rider in Manila accident

Published November 6, 2020, 5:02 PM

by Minka Klaudia Tiangco

A man riding a motorcycle died after he was hit by a wing van truck in Tondo, Manila Thursday evening.

Police identified the victim as Mark Jefferson Manalo, 24, resident of the said area; and the truck driver as Ricardo Matias, 52.

(MPD PIO/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Investigation showed that Manalo on board his motorcycle and the truck were both traveling southward along Juan Luna at about 11:40 p.m. when the truck hit the rear portion of the motorcycle and ran over Manalo killing him instantly.

His body was brought to Body and Light Funeral Homes for autopsy.

Matias is under police custody and may face charges for reckless imprudence resulting in homicide.

Investigation is ongoing.

 
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