1 dead, 1 injured in Quezon motorcycle crash
LUCENA CITY – A motorcyclist died while his back-rider was seriously injured after their vehicle crashed into a parked truck in Candelaria, Quezon early Sunday.
The Candelaria police said the victim, identified as of posting time only as a certain “Rico”, rammed the rear portion of a parked cargo truck on the side of the national road in Barangay Malabanban Sur around 1:10 a.m.
The victim sustained severe head injuries and died on the spot, said the report. It did not state whether or not the fatality had a crash helmet.
The back-rider, Nico Palis, 16, sustained non-fatal injuries and was taken to Candelaria District Hospital.
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