Makati cop dies after being hit by a cargo truck

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 06:49:35 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — A policeman, who is assigned at the Makati police community precinct-4, died after he was hit by a cargo truck in Pasay City Wednesday morning.

A report from Maj. Gideon Ines, Makati police Criminal Investigation Division chief, identified the victim as Patrolman Francis Rada Ecalner, 25.

Initial investigation showed that Ecalner, on board his motorcycle, and the truck driven by John Paul Lansang, 24, were traversing along the northbound lane of South Superhighway at around 7 a.m. when the truck’s front left tire ran over the motorcycle, injuring Ecalner.

Members of Lifeline Rescue Ambulance rushed Ecalner to the Taguig-Pateros District Hospital where the victim later died.


Lansang and his vehicle were brought to the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) for investigation while he will face complaint of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and damage to property. /je