ORMOC CITY-A man was killed after the truck he was on board tumbled which also resulted in the injury of two persons in Lavezares, Northern Samar on Monday (July 17) at about 4:30 pm.
Killed was Reynaldo Torcido, a resident of San Roque, also in Northern Samar, while the injured were identified as Oscar Ligid-ligid, Jr.43 and from Catarman, and Ruben Mansanilla, 30, who is from Victoria, in the same province.
In an interview, Police Corporal Andre Banez said that the truck that Torcido was on board fell to the side of the road due to a mechanical problem.
However, he jumped off the vehicle and landed on the pavement which resulted in his death.
His companion, Mansanilla, and Ligid-Ligid, a lending collector whose motorcycle was hit by the rampaging truck, sustained injuries.
About 24 motorcycles, which were parked in the streets where the incident happened, were damaged. The truck was loaded with about 300 bags of cement which was on its way to Catarman from Allen town.
All three were brought to the Allen District Hospital where Torcido was declared dead on arrival by his attending physician. (ROBERT DEJON)