Drunk motorcycle rider hurt after hitting car

Posted at 05/25/2013 10:19 AM | Updated as of 05/25/2013 10:19 AM

MANILA, Philippines -- A motorcycle rider was injured after he slammed into a car along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City past midnight on Friday.

The victim was identified as Elic Charlito Molit.

Witnesses said the victim's motorcycle was speeding when it hit a Toyota Innova at around 12:30 a.m.

The driver of the car, Gregorio de Belen, said, "Binangga niya ako. Nandun lang ako sa u-turn, bigla siyang bumangga."

He was unharmed in the incident.

A traffic enforcer who responded to the incident said Molit also smelled of alcohol.

"Amoy alak po. Nasa right of way naman 'yung sasakyan na paliko, matulin lang 'yung motor," said traffic enforcer Claro Cacabelos.