TACLOBAN CITY- An elderly man and a child figured separately in a hit-and-run incidents here in the city.
The elder man, Celso Telamban,79 and a resident of Lower Nula-Tula area was hit by a red-colored vehicle at about 3:30 am last September 4.
According to the victim, he was walking on the side of the street when the said vehicle sped towards his direction which resulted for him to fell down to a canal.
He sustained injuries in the different parts of his body.
The said vehicle, with a plate number EG-6267, sped off leaving the victim seeking for help from the passers-by.
Meantime, a Grade 6 pupil at the Kapangian Central School was hit by a white van with a plate number HUV-723, last August 31, 2017 around 7:30 in the morning.
The victim was walking on the side of the road along Congressman Artemio Mate Avenue when she was hit by the vehicle.
Both were declared out of danger.
Police authorities here are still conducting their operations to identify the drivers of the two vehicles. (JESSICA A. OLEVO, LNU Student Intern)