Motorcycle driver hit by trailer truck, dead

A MOTORCYCLE driver was killed after he was hit and ran over by a trailer truck, while two passengers were injured Friday morning, November 4, 2022, on the national highway in Barangay Ilihan, Tabogon town, Cebu.

The fatality was identified as Carl Lyle Velez Booc, a resident of Barangay Caduawan, Tabogon. He died on the spot after he was hit by the truck around 7:50 a.m. Friday.

The trailer truck driver, Jesus Nidar Gelantaga-an Jr., also of Tabogon, was arrested.

Police Lieutenant Jose Buscato Jr., chief of the Tabogon Police Station, said Booc was driving his motorcycle with Vicky Marie Romagos Piañar and her sister Angelyn Romagos as passengers.

They were bound for Cebu City when their motorcycle hit a tricycle, causing them to fall.

The trailer truck, which was traveling in the opposite direction, hit Booc. The Piañars were declared safe, but injured. (GPL/LMY)