BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Jundie Doroteo spent his first 18 hours as a 28-year-old man.
It was his birthday yesterday, 16 August 2022.
It was also the day he died.
At 9:20pm, the police blotter said, Jundie drove his motorcycle right into the back of a truck at the traffic stop along Lacson Street.
Case prober Police Staff Sergeant Wilsun Lataquin said the truck driver, Kensly Rojonan was waiting for the green light when the victim suddenly crashed the back of the truck.
Both drivers were heading south.
He added that Doroteo might have been driving fast based on the impact.
Doroteo’s back rider Mary Ann Punzalan had minor injuries as she confirmed to police that they had a drinking session at Talisay City earlier that evening in celebration of his birthday.
Police said among his wounds, his head injury could had killed him.
The suspect meanwhile is currently at the custody of Police Station 3.