Man dies after being hit by truck in Manila

Posted at 04/22/14 10:09 AM

MANILA – A man died after being hit by a truck along Roxas Boulevard in Manila on Tuesday morning.

The Manila Police District Traffic Sector said the unidentified man, who appeared to be in his 40s, was hit by a truck carrying a 40-foot container van.

Witnesses said the victim did not use the pedestrian lane in crossing the road.

The man's mangled body was already at the funeral parlor, as of posting.

The truck, meanwhile, was turned over to the MPD Traffic Sector for an investigation. – report from Noel Alamar, dzMM