ORMOC CITY– A pedestrian woman was killed while she was crossing a street in Barangay Concepcion, this city on December 11 at about 9:40 pm.
Local police said that the woman, identified as Josephine Gablino,40, died after she was hit by a vehicle driven by a priest assigned at the chancery of the Palo archdiocese.
Abe, in an interview, said that the priest was driving a Hyundai Starex, bearing plate no. HEC 3339, and on his way back to Palo, Leyte when the accident happened.
He said that the SUV was running at a normal speed while the victim was crossing the highway.
The police investigator added that the priest failed to notice the victim because the headlight of the opposing vehicle was not turned low, failing the priest to notice the victim which resulted in a collision.
The impact of the collision resulted in the instantaneous death of the victim.