Truck runs over driver of motorcycle in Silay

The accident in Silay City that lleft a motorcycle driver dead.*PNP photo

A truck accidentally ran over a motorcycle driver causing his instantaneous death at the Hinicayan Road in Brgy. E. Lopez, Silay City, Negros Occidental, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, February 19.

Antonio Granada, 30, of Sitio Mantabanon, Brgy. Camang-Camang, Isabela, who was driving a Kawasaki Barako motorcycle without plate number was killed, the police reported Monday. His passenger Michael Sung, 30, of Hacienda Marigasa 2, Brgy. E. Lopez, Silay City, sustained minor injuries.

The truck driver Walden Gale, 57, of Silay City was detained, the police said.

Police investigation showed that the truck driven by Gale was travelling from south to north while the motorcycle was trailing from behind.

Gale changed lanes because there was a parked sugarcane truck ahead when the motorcycle driver from behind overtook from the left side of the truck.

Granada lost control of his motorcycle and Sung was thrown on road.

However, the truck accidentally ran over Granada.*

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