Motorcycle rider dies after hit by car, ran over by trailer truck in Sorsogon


IROSIN, Sorsogon Province – Luck had ran out for a motorcycle rider in Sorsogon Province that after getting hit by an onrushing car, he was thrown away on the opposite lane and was ran over by a speeding trailer-truck and died.

Police investigation disclosed that at about 07:15 PM of Saturday night {May 23, 2020}, at Barangay San Pedro, Irosin, Sorsogon, a motorcycle rider named Joan Guelas Futo, 24 years old, single, resident of Barangay Buenavista, same town, got hit by an Innova and ran over by a trailer truck that resulted to his death.

Witnesses told police investigators, the motorcycle, driven by victim Futo was experiencing mechanical failure in the junction towards Irosin District Hospital.

While Futo tried fixing his motorcycle, and when it functioned, he accelerated towards the lane of southbound direction where the Innova vehicle hit him.

The Innova driven by Darius Namayan Estrella, 48 years old, married, driver and resident of 2361 P. Dela Cruz Martinville Subdivision, Las Piñas City, was approaching from Sorsogon City traversing southbound direction en route to Matnog, Sorsogon, and upon reaching the place of incident, accidentally hit the motorcycle causing the driver to be thrown away and fell on the opposite lane, his motorcycle getting dragged 71 meters farther.

Still lying on the road, the victim was ran over by an onrushing Trailer Truck driven by Rogelio Lozano Palayo, 43 years old, married, driver and a resident of Doña Mercedes, Guinobatan, Albay while enroute to Sorsogon City.

Details of the accident report were given to Police Major Arwin D. Destacamento, Chief of Police of Irosin Municipal Police Station, and furnished to Police Colonel Roqua A. Bausa, Acting Provincial Director of Sorsogon PPO.

Bystanders brought the accident victim to the Irosin District Hospital, but he was pronounced Dead On Arrival by the attending physician.

Suspects and vehicles involved were under the custody of Irosin MPS for proper disposition.


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