BAGUIO CITY– A motorcycle rider died on the spot after he was hit by a trailer truck Saturday night along the national highway in Barangay San Nicolas, San Esteban, Ilocos Sur.
The victim was identified as Benjie Gadong, 35, and a resident of Barangay San Nicolas, Candon City, Ilocos Sur. The driver of the trailer truck was identified as Renato Blanza Taberdo, 39, married and a resident of Barangay Tabiog, Bucay, Abra.
According to the San Esteban Police, the motorcycle and trailer truck were headed in the south direction when the latter tried to overtake the motorcycle but accidentally hit it.
Because of the impact, the motorcycle rider fell from his vehicle and was dragged by the trailer for about 100 meters that killed him instantly.
The driver immediately yielded to the police.
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