Man dies after getting hit by dump truck


Posted at Jan 05 2014 11:05 AM | Updated as of Jan 05 2014 07:05 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A man riding a motorcycle died after getting hit by a dump truck in Quezon Avenue, Quezon City on Saturday night.

The victim, identified as Renee Boy Aquino, is from Ilocos Sur but resides in Barangay Bago Bantay, Quezon City.

According to a witness, the victim fell off his motorcycle after losing his balance, and his head was crushed by the oncoming dump truck.

The witness said the dump truck quickly left the scene, but the truck driver, identified as Joseph Caponpon, was arrested by authorities minutes later.

Caponpon is now facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide and damage to property. -- Report from Kori Quintos, ABS-CBN News