Boy killed by truck in Iloilo

Posted at | Updated as of 06/12/14 7:23 AM

ILOILO -- An 8-year-old boy was killed after he was hit by a 10-wheeler truck in Barangay Rizal, Oton in Iloilo on Wednesday morning, police said.

The victim, Clark Tanangunan, was on his way home and was crossing the highway when he was hit by a truck driven by Jiovanni Alisoso.

The truck driver tried to escape but was intercepted a few meters from the crime scene.

Based on investigation, Alisoso was about to deliver sand and gravel when his truck hit the victim.

Alisoso refused to give a statement regarding the incident. He is detained at Oton Police Station.

He will be charged with reckless imprudence resulting in homicide.