Boy, 11, dies in highway mishap PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 12 February 2012 16:44

An 11-year-old boy died after he was accidentally hit by a Mitsubishi pick-up truck in Barangay Talisayan last Thursday afternoon.

The fatality was identified as Sabana Tahil y Ahmad, a resident of Km. 15, Talisayan.

Police said that Tahil was bumped by a Strada L200 pick-up truck driven by Fernando Francisco y Bayog, 39, of Villa, Sta. Maria, around 3:20 p.m. 

A police report disclosed that the vehicle was heading for San Ramon when Tahil suddenly crossed the highway that resulted to the accident.

The boy was rushed to the Western Mindanao Medical Center with injuries in the body. He was declared dead on arrival.

Francisco surrendered to the Ayala police station after the incident while the vehicle was temporarily impounded pending further investigation. — Dan Toribio Jr.