Back-rider dead, drunk motorcyclist hurt in Quezon crash

Back-rider dead, drunk motorcyclist hurt in Quezon road crash

Back-rider dead, drunk motorcyclist hurt in Quezon road crash


LUCENA CITY — A motorcycle back-rider died, and the drunk driver was injured after their vehicle crashed on Wednesday into a concrete road barrier in Tayabas City, Quezon province.

The Quezon police reported that a motorcycle driven by Elvin Espayos with Christian Dale Ramirez as a back-rider was traversing around 8:45 p.m. on the diversion road in Barangay Mayuwi.


Suddenly, the driver lost control of the motorcycle while negotiating a curved section of the highway and crashed into a concrete barrier on the roadside.


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The riders, both construction workers, suffered injuries and were taken to separate hospitals in Tayabas City and Lucena City.

However, Ramirez died on the way to the Quezon Medical Center in this city.

Before the accident, police said Espayos was in a drinking session and already drunk when he borrowed the motorcycle from a fellow worker.

The police are conducting further investigation.

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