Truck driver dies in Katipunan crash

Posted at 05/27/14 3:10 PM

MANILA – A truck driver died in an accident in Quezon City on Tuesday morning.

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescuers said a dump truck crashed into a 10-wheeler truck in front of it along Katipunan Avenue near Blue Ridge Subdivision, killing its driver, Wilfredo Reyes.

Reyes, 51, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Quirino Memorial Medical Center after getting stuck inside the heavily damaged truck for hours.

His 17-year-old passenger, who was sleeping at the time of the crash, sustained minor injuries.

Authorities said the dump truck came from Laguna and was supposed to deliver charcoal to Navotas. – report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM