Highway collision kills 2 people-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Monday, August 19, 2013
TWO people died in a highway collision involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, police reported Sunday.
Killed were Ramer Gilberto, 24, and Mariejun Randes, 22, both residents of Malupis village, Roxas town, according to the report of the Zamboanga del Norte police.
Investigation showed that Gilberto was driving a motorcycle with Randes as his back rider and tailing a truck while cruising along the highway around 4:20 p.m. Friday in the village of Lower Irasan, Roxas town.
They accidentally hit the rear light of the truck when they overtook the vehicle, the police said.
Gilberto and Randes plunged into the highway's opposite lane and collided with the incoming passenger vehicle.