Car Driver Involved in Hit-and-Run Incident Surrenders to Cops
The car driver who was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Pagsanjan, Laguna voluntarily surrendered to the police authorities.
A Facebook user named Alberto Calandria has shared the video footage of a car driver who hit a poor street dweller in Pagsanjan, Laguna. The video goes viral and garnered various reactions from social media users.
In the video, it can be seen that the street dweller suffering from mental illness is sitting in the middle of the road. Several vehicles tried to avoid the homeless man but a blue car rammed the latter.
The street dweller probably suffered injuries due to the incident while the car driver heads in the direction of Santa Cruz, Laguna. The incident happened at Pagsanjan, Laguna on Monday (May 16, 2022).
The video has a caption:
“Eto yung Homeless sa plaza na, na hit and run. Hanggang ngayon nandon padin sya at nakahiga.
CESAR V. AREZA Mayor Baka naman……….
On Tuesday (May 17, 2022), the vehicle driver identified as Merck Egos voluntarily surrendered to Pagsanjan police. The suspect explained that he and his wife is heading to Calamba, Laguna when the incident happened.
Egos explained that he did not notice the victim and denied that he tried to escape. He comes back to help the man but an ambulance brought him to the hospital. Merck was surprised after the video circulates online.
Currently, the victim is in stable condition, and Egos promised to shoulder the hospital expenses. However, the victim’s identity remains unknown.
The online community expressed their reactions to the post:
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