Man killed in España accident

Posted at 07/13/12 10:50 AM

MANILA, Phlippines – A man died after a taxi hit him along España Boulevard in Manila on Friday morning.

Ricardo Palomar, 50, was crossing the road near the corner of Blumentritt Street when he got hit by an FNE Taxi (TMV 948), driven by Reynaldo Castelo.

Castelo said he tried to avoid three other pedestrians but ended up hitting Palomar.

PO3 Jaime Gonzales Jr. of Manila Police District Traffic Bureau said the accident could have been avoided if Palomar used the pedestrian overpass. – report from Noel Alamar, dzMM