1 dead, 1 hurt as motorcycle crashes into truck in Bulacan
GUIGUINTO, Bulacan — A motorcycle driver died while his companion was in critical condition when they collided Thursday with a truck along the Plaridel Bypass in this town.
Colonel Jowilouie Bilaro, Guiguinto police chief, identified the fatality as Gemar Sia, 26, from Marilao town.
Bilaro said Sia died on the spot after being run over by the truck driven by Alex San Antonio, 31, from the City of General Trias in Cavite province.
Sia’s back-rider, Aris Mark Iduria, 25, from Bulacan’s Balagtas town, was taken to a hospital for treatment.
An initial investigation showed that Sia and Iduria were allegedly under the influence of liquor at the time of the accident.
Citing witnesses, investigators said Sia was swerving between lanes and decided to counterflow before it crashed into the truck.
The truck driver was now in police custody. INQ
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