Bulldozer runs over, crushes boy to death in Malabon

A 12-year-old boy died after a bulldozer ran over him around 10 a.m. Saturday, August 18, in Barangay Concepcion in Malabon City.

ABS-CBN News reports that the victim, identified as Christian Alejo, was collecting scrap metal at a vacant lot when he was crushed to death by the bulldozer.

boy crushed to death by bulldozer august 18, 2012

The bulldozer’s operator, who is still unidentified, did not notice that Alejo was behind the machine when he backed up, witnesses said, according to the report.

The operator reportedly fled the scene and remains at large.

The victim’s father, Eduardo, plead to the suspect to turn himself in and surrender to the police, the report said.

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