By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
A 71-year-old woman was killed after she was struck by a speeding motorcycle yesterday morning in Barangay Sum-ag, Bacolod City.
Police identified the fatality as Trinidad Nullas, a resident of San Juan Street in the said barangay.
Police Station 9 (PS9) traffic investigators said Nullas was crossing the road at the Sum-ag Public Market when she was hit by a motorcycle operated by Eric Montero.
Nullas was immediately rushed to Bacolod South Hospital, but passed away while receiving treatment.
Montero, meanwhile, surrendered to police following the incident.
The motorcyclist is presently detained at PS9 and awaiting a decision by Nullas’ family to either press charges or come to a settlement./DGB, WDJ