Boy killed by truck in Brgy. 14

Sun Star Bacolod - - Topstories -

AN 11-year-old deaf-mute boy died af­ter he was ran over by a 10-wheeler truck at Recla­ma­tion Area, Purok Boule­vard, Barangay 14, Ba­colod City Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the fa­tal­ity as Chris­tian Sav­illo, of Barangay 14.

Po­lice Ma­jor Jovil Sedel, chief of Po­lice Sta­tion 1, said the vic­tim was fix­ing his kite be­hind the 10wheeler truck driven by Rea­gan Re­qu­iron, 37, of Sa­gay City, at about 1:45 p.m.

He said the driver, who was mov­ing back­ward go­ing north di­rec­tion, did not no­tice that he al­ready hit the vic­tim who died on the spot.

The truck was loaded with sacks of sugar. Sedel said Re­qu­iron was only in­formed by some chil­dren play­ing in the area that he hit the vic­tim.

The driver im­me­di­ately vol­un­tar­ily sur­ren­dered to Po­lice Sta­tion 1 and was re­leased yes­ter­day morn­ing af­ter the lapse of his re­gle­men­tary pe­riod.

Sedel said that there was al­ready a set­tle­ment be­tween Re­qu­iron and the fam­ily of the vic­tim.

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