2 motorcycle riders killed in QC road mishap


Posted at May 23 2014 12:57 PM | Updated as of May 23 2014 09:29 PM

MANILA - Two riders were killed after they fell off their motorcycle and subsequently run over by a trailer truck in Payatas Road, Quezon City late evening on Thursday.

One of the fatalities was identified as Ricardo Pontenoza. He was the driver of the motorcycle.

His rider has yet to be identified.

Investigation showed that the motorcycle was trying to overtake the truck when it suddenly hit a gutter, causing it to lose balance.

The two riders then fell off their motorcycle and landed under the moving trailer truck.

According to Cres Igong-Igong, driver of the truck, he did not notice the two riders.

Igong-Igong has been placed under police custody while an investigation is ongoing. -- Report from Carolyn Bonquin, ABS-CBN News