1 dead as motorcycle collides with truck in EDSA

Posted at 08/19/12 2:53 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A man was found dead after his motorcycle rammed into a parked truck on the northbound lane of EDSA Muñoz Saturday night.

The truck was parked along EDSA because its passengers were supposedly cleaning a manhole of telephone company PLDT.

The victim was identified as Lito Carolino.

Traffic enforcers suspect that those working on the manhole did not have a proper early warning device, which was why Carolino did not see the parked truck.

Aside from that angle, authorities said it is also possible that Carolino fell asleep, causing the accident.

The truck driver, meantime, said they heard a loud noise while they were working on the manhole and then saw the bloodied victim.

Meanwhile, authorities warned motorists to be more careful when driving at night. – from a report by Bettina Magsaysay, ABS-CBN News