AUV plows into sidewalk vendors in Bulacan, 2 die

TWO  were killed while several others were wounded when an AUV driven by a drunken driver plowed imto a group of sidewalk vendors  Monday evening in Bgy. Sto Cristo, San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.

The fatalities were identified as Jovelyn Vazquez and her live-in partner Jonaver Adaza both fruit vendors in the area.

Several vendors and bystanders were also taken to the hospital for treatment due to injuries.

Among the injured persons were  Jericho Ibod and Arnel Castillo.

In a video posted on Facebook bu netizen identified as Jethro San Pedro, the vehicle was seen ramming the sidewalk and hitting the vendors.

The identity of the suspect who was also wounded in the incident was not available as of press time.

The suspect will be facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and multiple and physical injuries and damage to properties before the provincial prosecutors office.