6-year-old boy dies in hit-and-run accident in Manila
MANILA, Philippines — A six-year-old boy died in a hit-and-run incident while crossing Roxas Boulevard in front of the US Embassy at around 9:50 a.m. on Monday.
The Manila Police District (MPD) identified the boy as Kyle Carlo and the driver of the Toyota Innova that him as Benito Lim.
The impact of the vehicle threw Carlos down on the pavement.
Philippine Red Cross personnel who responded examined the child and found that he no longer had a pulse.
Nevertheless, they took the boy to the Ospital ng Maynila where he was declared dead on arrival.
Police officers were able to track down Lim. They arrested him shortly after the incident and detained him the MPD headquarters.
Lim will be charged with reckless imprudence resulting in homicide.
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