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Old Lady Dies After Violating Traffic Policy & Got Hit By Vehicle for Crossing Under Footbridge

MMDA reported that an old lady passed away after she has been accidentally hit by a vehicle after crossing under a footbridge.

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is an agency of the Republic of the Philippines implementing the planning, monitoring and coordinative functions along the road concerning purely local matters.

The Facebook page “Gadget Addict” has shared the post of MMDA traffic Czar Edison Bong Nebrija regarding an elderly jaywalker who passed away after violating the traffic policy. The post garnered various reactions online.

Old Lady, Footbridge

Nebrija explained his rants against jaywalkers were not for nothing because it was for their own safety. He explained that jaywalking can be dangerous and may cause accident along the road. He urged the public to use pedestrian footbridges.

The MMDA chief expressed his sadness after an elderly woman passed away after hit by a van for crossing under a footbridge. The old lady clearly commit jaywalking and gamble her own safety.

Unfortunately, the vehicle driver has been arrested and will face charges of reckless Imprudence. Both driver and the female jaywalker are both victims of this accident.

Here is the full post:

This is why the MMDA have been trying to stop people from jaywalking on EDSA.

Today a lady died while trying to cross the highway. She crossed under the footbridge.

I feel sad for the family of the lady but also for the driver who might face reckless imprudence charges.

Being arrested for reckless Imprudence doesn’t mean you’re guilty. It’s often just part of the investigation process. It’s for the courts to decide guilt.

The online community expressed their reactions to the post:

Old Lady, Footbridge

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