Driver dies, backrider hurt as truck hits motorcycle

March 02, 2019

A rider died while his woman back rider was seriously injured after the motorcycle they were riding was sideswiped by a concrete mixer truck Friday evening in Makati City.

Robb Ian Membrere, 25, of 200 Gen. Mariano Alvarez, Cavite died on the spot while his back rider Renalyn Alivar Jaravilla, 26, of 738 Rodriguez St. Zone 18, Malibay, Pasay City was rushed to Saint Luke’s Hospital in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City for treatment of injuries in the head and body.

Makati city police chief Col. Rogelio Simon said the driver of concrete mixer truck (URI-548) identified as Andy Cordero, 41 of 10B Sampaguita St., Brgy. Western Bicutan, Taguig City surrendered to the police after the incident and is now facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and physical injury before the Makati City Prosecutor’s Office.

The incident, according to Col. Simon happened at around 8 p.m. at the corner of EDSA Service Road and Lapu-Lapu St. in Bgy. Magallanes at around 8 p.m.