A motorcycle rider died in a traffic collision involving three vehicles along Quezon Avenue in Quezon City on Saturday morning. Authorities identified the fatality as Herminio Cruz Jr., who suffered severe injuries from the accident. Police reports showed that a Toyota Vios maneuvered by Dan Jio Santos was hit by a vehicle as he traversed Quezon Avenue corner EDSA. It later hit another vehicle and the taxi which crashed into Cruz’s motorcycle. Cruz was taken to a nearby hospital and was declared dead on arrival. Authorities were forced to close the east bound lane for an hour because of the collision. The Quezon City Traffic Sector is investigating the incident.