Man killed in Pasig motorcycle crash


Posted at Jan 23 2014 12:49 PM | Updated as of Jan 23 2014 08:49 PM


MANILA – A motorcycle rider died after he was hit by a car in Ortigas, Pasig City.

Engelbert Piñol died after his motorcycle collided with a sedan at a road intersection in the vicinity of Greenmeadows Subdivision.

Sedan driver Reuben Goerge Robles, who was also injured in the accident, said his car collided with the motorcycle because Piñol allegedly tried to beat the red light.

Piñol was thrown off his motorcycle due to the impact. He died on the spot.

Robles was brought to the hospital for treatment. Traffic police said they will check whether Robles was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. – report from Carolyn Bonquin, ABS-CBN News