3 die, 2 injured in Philippine road accident

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-06 19:42:48|Editor: xuxin
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MANILA, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- Three people, including two children aged five and seven, were killed and two others injured when a delivery truck plowed into a group of pedestrians in Laguna province, south of Metro Manila, before dawn on Thursday, police said.

Local police said the victims were walking by the roadside in Pangil town around 1:00 a.m. local time when they were hit by the pickup truck.

Three of the five victims died on the spot. Two were taken to a hospital, police said.

The truck drive surrendered to the police.

Police are investigating the case.

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