Driver dead as motorbike collides with cargo truck

A MOTORCYCLE driver was killed on the spot and two of his companions were hurt when they hit the DPWH detour signage and was ran over oncoming truck in Purok 1, Dacudao, Barangay Tugbok, Tugbok District early morning Wednesday.Joan Mart S. Henon, 39, was pinned under the wheel of the truck while his sister Mary Joy P. Henon, 16, and Melanie B. Sadia, 18, both residents Purok 31, Roman Diez Street in Calinan, were thrown from the motorcycle and sustained injuries.

Initial investigation conducted by the Tugbok Police Precinct revealed the motorycle was coming from Mintal while Fuso wing van truck driven by Jeffrey S. Javier, 39, resident of Zone 6, Carmen, in Cagayan De Oro City was traveling toward the downtown area.

The motorcycle driver hit the DPWH sign placed on the outer lane and lost control of the motorcycle. They swerved on the opposite lane and slammed into the truck.

Henon’s body was brought to Angel Funeral Parlor in Calinan while the truck driver was temporarily detained in the Tugbok Police Precinct while he faces a charge of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide.

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