Close  

One dead as 2 trucks collide in Quezon City

/ 09:31 AM May 27, 2014

[wpgmappity id=”1467″]

MANILA, Philippines–The driver of a dump truck died early Tuesday after the vehicle he was driving rear-ended a 10-wheeler truck along Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City.

ADVERTISEMENT

The driver, whom a radio report identified as Wilfredo Reyes, 51, was stuck for hours behind the steering wheel after his truck hit the 10-wheeler truck it was tailing along Blue Ridge Subdivision, John Francisco of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Metrobase told INQUIRER.net.

Francisco said the dump truck came from the tunnel on the northbound lane of Katipunan Avenue from Libis.

FEATURED STORIES

Reyes, of Bagumbayan, Laguna, was brought to the Quirino Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City where he was declared dead on arrival.

Reyes’ companion, Carlos Avensenia, 17, also sustained injuries.

The radio report added that the dump truck, which came from Laguna, was loaded with charcoal that was supposed to be transported to Navotas City.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: 10-wheeler truck, Accident, Dump truck, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City, traffic, Wilfredo Reyes
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.