Motorcycle driver dies in SRP vehicular accident

(Photo by BBT)
(Photo by BBT)

A MOTORCYCLE driver died on the spot after he was run over by a tanker truck along the South Road Properties (SRP) viaduct in Cebu City.

The incident took place around 5 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023.

Police Staff Sergeant Romeo Abueva of the Traffic Enforcement Unit of the Cebu City Police Office identified the victim as Julius dela Peña, 24, a resident of Upper La Guerta, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, and the driver of the tanker truck as Jose Caputolan Jr., of Barangay Dunggoan, Danao City.

Both drivers were traveling in the same direction.

Caputolan claimed he beeped Dela Peña who was in front of him but later he realized his truck had struck something.

He came to a stop and got out to see what was going on and saw the victim and his motorcycle pinned down the truck.

Caputolan was temporarily detained at the Carbon Police Station 5. (BBT, TPT)

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