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VIRAL PHOTOS: Driver's head cut off in tragic motorcycle accident


MANILA, Philippines - A brutal incident went viral on Facebook for it’s graphic photos of a motorcycle-car crash in Balibago, Angeles City that led to the motorcycle driver’s head cut off.

Driver's head cut off in tragic motorcycle accident

A concerned netizen “Kiko Laxa Ferrer” posted on Facebook a series of graphic sensitive photos from where the accident happened. According to his post, it happened around 4:30 in the morning (November 2) in front of Robinson’s branch near Abacan bridge.

Kiko Laxa Ferrer post Angeles City accident

The motorcycle driver is dead on arrival and identified as “Glen dela Cruz,” 47 year-old while his companion, a woman, was badly injured and recognized as “Arlene Falyera,” 27 year-old. While the driver of the Honda Civic sedan was too badly injured and identified as “Earl Emmanuel Canlas,” 25 year-old.

In a report by Metro Central Luzon News, the two vehicles were on the same road to Mabalacat, Pampanga when the sedan car suddenly swerved to the motorcycle’s way to change lane but instead clash to each other. Both vehicles were running on a hasty speed that caused dela Cruz and Falyera thrown out. Dela Cruz hit the steel railing of the Abacan bridge that chopped of his head, while Falyera was thrown in the sideways. Canlas was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital.

According to Angeles City’s Traffic Management and enforcement team investigation, the brutal death of dela Cruz and heavy injuries of Falyera were due to not wearing motorcycle helmets when the tragic incident happened.

The enforcement added that the sedan’s driver, Canlas, showed signs that he is under the influence of alcohol. He may face charges for reckless imprudence resulting to homicide, serious physical injury, damage to property and violation of traffic rules under the influence of alcohol.

--Mae Tuazon, The Summit Express

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