Boy, 7, hurt in highway accident PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 February 2016 11:26



A seven-year-old boy landed in the hospital after he was accidentally bumped by a car along the highway in Mercedes last Saturday afternoon.

Police identified the victim as Elias Paculanang y Aca, of Zone 1, Pasobolong. He sustained injuries in the body and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

A police report disclosed that Elias was bumped by a Honda City with plate number TOT 576 owned by Lao Dexter Bustillo of Pasig City and was driven by Evangeline Bustillo y Chiong, 35, married of Sitio Poso, Manicahan around 1:05 p.m.

Investigation showed that the car was cruising along Lobregat Highway in Mercedes when the boy darted the road coming from the concrete barrier in the middle resulting in the accident.

Police said that Bustillo promised to shoulder the hospital expenses. – Dan Toribio