Cordon, Isabela - Police say speeding was a factor in a Cordon, Isabela road mishap that left a 15-year-old rider dead.
The incident involving a black Euro 150 and a 14-wheeler truck happened along Purok 6, Barangay Caquilingan, Cordon on Monday, March 27, 2023.
Cordon police reported the victim was traversing the road heading towards the town’s exit while the truck was in the opposite lane.
The rider suddenly lost control of his motorcycle. He was thrown off his vehicle and rolled over until he reached the opposite lane where he was consequently run over by an oncoming truck driven by Jun Jun Yadan, 39, a resident of Barangay Isidro Paredes, Diffun, Quirino.
Witnesses relayed the victim was speeding at that time. The driver tried to avoid the rider but was still hit.
He was rushed to the hospital but eventually died due to multiple physical injuries.
The rider was identified as Archie Gamilo, student, and a resident of Barangay Anonang, Cordon.
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