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MC rider, hit run over by bus

  • Written by Jeffrey C. Tiangco
  • Published in Metro
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HUNDREDS of commuters were stranded when a motorcycle-riding man died on EDSA after he was sideswiped and run over by a speeding passenger bus yesterday in Makati City.
   
The fatality, identified as Jay Devonteverde, of Parañaque City, reportedly suffered a broken skull when he was sideswiped and run over by an SST bus plying the route of Norzagaray Bulacan-Baclaran and driven by Rizaldy Altez, who surrendered to police after the incident.
   
Altez claimed that Devonteverde’s motorcycle was the one that hit his bus.
   
Police said the incident took place at the southbound of EDSA in Guadalupe near the MRT station.
   
Bishop Teodoro Bacani, who was in his vehicle, chanced upon the incident and offered prayers.
   
The incident further aggravated the traffic situation on EDSA, starting from Estrella all the way to Magallanes, stranding hundreds of commuters going to Baclaran in Pasay City and Alabang, Muntinlupa City.