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City Bus Kills Old Lady; Driver Runs Away

By: Staff | Real Acapulco News - 23 June, 2011

(Acapulco, ElSur 23 June) A city bus, running the Hospital-Vacacional route, ran over and killed an elderly woman yesterday in front of the Vicente Guerrero Social Security Hospital on Ruiz Cortines. The woman was headed to a medical appointment at the hospital. She got off the bus, but the driver did not stop the vehicle completely. As a result, the victim fell to the pavement. Witnesses said the driver then put the bus in reverse, running her over with the front right tires. The driver jumped off the bus and ran away on foot. Traffic police pursued him, but he evaded capture. The bus was one of the more than 60% of all Acapulco buses that does not have legal license plates. The victim was Octaviana Abarca Moreno, 69, originally from Atoyac.

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