Old Ice Cream Vendor Victimized By Jeepney Driver ‘Hit & Run’

Old Ice Cream Vendor Victim of ‘Hit & Run’

OLD ICE CREAM VENDOR -The old ice cream vendor obtained some wounds on his right feet while his cart has been destroyed after the jeepney hit him.

Filipino people are known for being one of the most hard-working and passionate people in the world. In the Philippine streets, you can see old people that are still working despite their age.

Government agencies are trying to provide the health care needs of elderly people through PhilHealth.

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However, healthcare insurance will only cover their need when they get sick. That is the reason why they still need to get up every day and earn some money.

Most of the available jobs for old people are selling street foods, fruit, or selling ice cream.  

Recently, a netizen shared a heartbreaking photo of an old ice cream vendor who was jeet by a vehicle on the street.

Photo Source: @Asnaira Banto Bint Ebrahim, @Matalinong Matsing FB

A Facebook user named Asnaira Banto Bint Ebrahim narrated what happened to the elderly man and his ice cream cart. She said the driver of the jeepney vehicle left old man and his cart lying on the floor.

The netizen lots of people at MGH Sta. Maria witnessed how he abandoned the poor old man who’s dragged on the gutter. She calls out to the driver of CVE 415 traveling to Norzagaray to take responsibility to the old man he injured and destroyed ice cream cart.

Photo Source: @Asnaira Banto Bint Ebrahim, @Matalinong Matsing FB

It can be seen on the photos that the elderly man’s right foot was injured while some part of his ice cream cart was crushed.

Photo Source: @Asnaira Banto Bint Ebrahim, @Matalinong Matsing FB
Photo Source: @Asnaira Banto Bint Ebrahim, @Matalinong Matsing FB

Lots of netizens expressed their reaction to the poor old man and the jeepney driver. Here are some of their comments on the post:

@Sharlene Marie Lansangan: “Pwede po Yan ipa alarm sa LTO yung plate no. Nung sasakyan Para mabilis malaman Kung kanino nakapangalan”

@Marissa Navarro: “Sana may mag assist kay lolo kung paano dapat gawin para man lang magkaruon ng justice yun ginawa sa kanya ng Driver . Kahit matanda na si lolo pilit lumalaban ng parehas sa pag hahanapbuhay tas isang walang kunsiyensiyang driver tatarantaduhin ang matanda”

@Ella Gaon: “Mamalasin den yan driver na yan”

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