ITOGON, Benguet – A 6-year old boy died after he was rammed over by a speeding passenger van along the Benguet-Nueva Vizcaya Road, particularly at Sitio Bacuing, Barangay Luacan, here, Saturday afternoon.
The victim was identified as Zenjan Oyaan, 6, student and a resident of the said place.
Itogon police reported that the vehicle driven by Marcial Ballogan Buyuccan was traversing the Baguio-Nueva Viscaya Road in Loacan, Itogon when the accident took place. Buyuccan came from Poblacion East Lagawe, Ifugao.
Buyuccan sensed that his vehicle bumped into something. He stopped his vehicle and checked the matter. He then saw the victim lying on the road.
The boy was rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) but did not make it.
The driver is now under police custody and will be facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide.