A SIX-year-old boy died after he was hit by a speeding vehicle near the US Embassy yesterday morning on Roxas Boulevard, Manila.
Kyle Carlos, of No. 1323 Guerrero St., Ermita, Manila, died on the spot while the driver of a Toyota Innova identified as Benito Lim, 22, of Binondo, Manila, escaped.
Police said the victim was crossing the street along with his three friends when he was hit by the suspect’s vehicle at around 9 a.m. The victim was immediately thrown off on impact and hit the ground head first.
The suspect was later arrested and told police that he did not intend to run away. He said he fled because he was scared of being lynched by mob, prompting.