Cyclist Injured After Crashing With Taxi Along Elliptical Road, Quezon City
QUEZON CITY – A cyclist was recently injured after colliding with a taxi along Elliptic Road in Quezon City on Thursday.
The victim, identified as Francis Alfonso, a resident of Sampaloc City, Manila, was still conscious as he was talking to his rescuers, according to a report from ABS-CBN News.
He was about to cross the corner between Elliptical Road and East Avenue when a taxi crashed him.
The driver of the said taxi, identified as Christian Ciscar, meanwhile, claimed that he was unable to see the cyckist because of a vehicle in front of him. He added that the cyclist’s steering wheel hit his mirror.
“Hindi ko napansin, mabilis takbo niya, kasi tumatawid. Napansin ko na lang na biglang may tumunog, kaya huminto ako. Nasagi sa mirror lang yung manibela niya,”
The taxi driver joined with a traffic investigator, while the driver was taken to the hospital, based on the report.
ABS-CBN’s Zhander Cayabyab posted four photos of the incident on Twitter, which you can check right here.
The report also came with a YouTube video, which you can check right here.
Here are some of the comments from YouTube and Twitter:
“Nakakagigil mga driver sa pinas. Walang disiplina! Yan kase humaharurot yan for sure kase walang traffic due to the pandemic. Kawawa mga cyclists at bikers. Naalala ko tuloy yung namatay na nurse na nagbabike.”Feyd Rautha on YouTube
“Alanganin kasi yung crossing ng east ave and circle, delikado sa bike”@Lente_Randy on Twitter
“Basta taxi walang paki alam yan lalo mga nag boundary”@raindeegueta on Twitter
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