Motorcycle hits road gutter, 2 riders die

April 09, 2019

A motorcycle driver and his back rider were killed when they figured in self accident yesterday before dawn in Las Piñas city.

The driver of Honda motorcycle identified as John Paul Loteriña, legal age and resident of 3075 Sapphire St., San Antonio, and his back rider George Oem Lequigan, of Receiver St. CAA succumbed to massive head and body injuries while being rushed to Las Piñas District Hospital.

Las Piñas police chief P/Col. Simnar Gran said the incident happened along J. Aguilar Avenue in front of Lemon Square at around 1:50 a.m. in Bgy. Pamplona Tres.

The victims were allegedly travelling at high speed and upon reaching the curve road along Jorge Aguilar Avenue from Alabang-Zapote Road, Loteriña suddenly swerved out of control and hit the road gutter.

Due to the impact, the victims were thrown off the motorcycle and both sustained severe head and body injuries.

Police said the victims were allegedly under the influence of liquor when the tragic accident happened. It was learned that only Loteriña was wearing safety helmet.