LUCENA CITY —- A motorcycle back-rider, who was not wearing a helmet, died after figuring in an accident along a national highway here on Wednesday night.
The Lucena police reported that Ariel Leopoldo, 38, was aboard a motorcycle, driven by Michael Magdarog, when the vehicle slid along the eco-tourism road in Barangay Isabang around 8 p.m.
Leopoldo, who was not wearing a crash helmet, landed on the pavement and suffered grave head injuries.
Rescuers rushed him to the Lucena United Doctors Hospital in this city, but he died on the way.
Magdaraog suffered bruises on his right shoulder.
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