Old woman killed road mishap

An old woman was killed when bumped by a dump truck as she crossed the road in Barangay San Miguel, Bacong town around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police identified the victim as Epifania Lim Briones, 79 years old, single, resident of the place.

She sustained head and body injuries when dragged by a dump truck driven by Jose Jerry Esplaguera Anticristo, 52 years old of Barangay Motong in Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental.

She was rushed to the nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival by attending physician.

The suspect is detained at Bacong Police Station and charged with reckless imprudence resulting to homicide.*(Cyrus M. Garde)