A 15-year-old motorcycle rider died while his back rider was injured in a road accident in Tagaytay City on Tuesday (March 2).
Police Cpl. Braiann Balani, case investigator, identified the fatality as Joshua Del Rosario. His back rider was identified as Mark Angel Ferrer, 24.
Investigation showed that the incident occurred at 2:30 p.m. on Tagaytay Bypass Rd, Brgy. Maitim 2nd Central, Tagaytay City.
According to the report, Del Rosario had just left his home together with Ferrer and was travelling east onboard a motorcycle.
Balani said that on a descending portion of the road, they crashed onto a concrete barrier. As a result of the impact, the two suffered injuries and were brought to the Ospital ng Tagaytay. Del Rosario was pronounced dead on arrival due to traumatic head injuries while Ferrer is recovering from his injuries.
Balani said the portion of the road where the mishap happened is not accident-prone. Investigation is ongoing.