3 killed in motorcycle-bus collision in Oriental Mindoro town

Arnell Ozaeta, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 09 2017 01:35 PM

SOCORRO, Oriental Mindoro - Three men were killed Thursday night after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a passenger bus here.

Public Information Officer, Police Supt. Imelda Tolentino identified the fatalities as Randy Reyes, driver of the motorcycle, and his “back riders” Norman Mendoza and Jaymar Asi.

A police report revealed that the victims were travelling along the Strong Republic Nautical Highway in Barangay Leuteboro 2 in Socorro when it collided with an oncoming RORO Bus driven by Larry Lacito around 10:45 p.m.

Tolentino said the riders overtook a vehicle the same lane and slammed an oncoming bus at the opposite lane.

The 3, who were not wearing helmets, died on the spot. No bus
passenger meanwhile was hurt in the accident.

The bus driver has been detained at the police station to face appropriate charges.