Mother, child killed by 10-wheeler truck in Bulacan

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 18) — A young mother and a child were killed by a 10-wheeler truck that lost control in a residential area in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan on Tuesday.

The victims were a 17-year-old mother and her three-month old baby.

According to the local police, the truck was travelling towards Norzagaray when the driver identified as Eliazar Lumawag, 43, lost control and plowed through the stores and bystanders.

Nine others were injured and brought to the Sapang Palay District Hospital for treatment.

The vehicle involved was impounded and now under the custody of the police station.

Meanwhile, the driver surrendered to the authorities.