A medical team responds to a vehicular accident in San Marcelino, Zambales, where two men died after their motorcycle hit a delivery truck. (Photo courtesy of San Marcelino public information office)
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales––Two men died while another was injured when their motorcycle collided Thursday evening with a delivery truck in San Marcelino town, police said.
Investigators identified the fatalities as cousins Larry Glenn Umipig and Oliver Umipig of San Marcelino.
The police said the victims were traveling along the provincial road in Barangay Consuelo Norte when they tried to overtake a car but lost control of the motorcycle before crashing against an approaching truck.
The cousins and a backrider were thrown off the motorcycle and hit the pavement. They were taken to the San Marcelino District Hospital but were declared dead on arrival.
The other backrider, Vincent Jhon Valdez, suffered injuries, the police said.
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