Motorcycle rider's skull crushed in hit-and-run

Posted at 08/08/14 11:14 AM

MANILA – A motorcycle rider died after he was hit by a truck in Quezon City Friday morning.

Gerardo Garcia, a 37-year-old driver of Maynilad Water Services Inc., was run over by a truck at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Mindanao Avenue Extension at around 3:40 a.m.

His skull was crushed in the accident.

Traffic investigators said the truck, which immediately fled the scene after the incident, allegedly tried to beat the red light before hitting the victim.

Even though the truck driver fled, a motorist claimed to have captured the plate number of his truck. He gave this information to authorities.

Garcia's family has been informed about the accident. – report from Kori Quintos, ABS-CBN News