2 kids die in 2 road mishaps-A A +A
Thursday, February 6, 2014
A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy died, while his nine-year-old cousin was also injured after they were hit by an Isuzu truck in Sitio Batallion, Barangay Tabunan, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon.
Johnmark Son, 7, and Ritchel Tubod, 9, were walking home from school at 4 p.m. Tuesday when they were hit by the truck driven by their neighbor, Alejo Pador.
Son died on the spot after his head was hit by the truck’s stepboard, while Tubod was taken to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center for minor injuries.
No charges was filed against Pador after the victims’ families opted to settle the accident amicably.
In Barangay Talisay, Santander town, a three-year-old girl died after an Isuzu Elf ran over her yesterday morning.
Dheisa May Atienza was with her grandmother when the truck driven by Zenonelo Catalan, 26, hit her.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on February 07, 2014.