Man hit, dragged by doc’s car

November 19, 2018

A 30-year-old man died when he was hit and dragged by a car driven by a lady doctor Sunday night in Makati City.

Francis Zaballa, of 4798 Barasoain St., Bgy. Tejeros, sustained severe head and body injuries that resulted in his instantaneous death while the driver of Kia Rio Ex car (AKA-7803), identified as Dr. Pearl Joy Hormigoso Secura, 30, of 2556 Pasigline St., Sta Ana, Manila, surrendered to the police after the incident.

The nine-year-old daughter of Dr. Secura, identified as Paul Gabrielle and Hanna Lim Cuacho, 40, both passengers of the car, were slightly injured.

Insp. Gemma Reyes of Makati Police Traffic Bureau said the car was travelling along A.P. Reyes Street at around 11:40 p.m. when its acceleration pad allegedly failed and hit the victim who was standing at the corner of J.P. Rizal Street, Bgy. Tejeros.