Truck driver runs over traffic enforcer, faces murder raps

October 21, 2019

A truck driver who committed traffic violation is now facing murder charges after he allegedly hit and intentionally ran over a traffic enforcer who apprehended him yesterday morning in Caloocan city.

Responding Caloocan policemen and local traffic enforcers arrested Rommel Cabillos, driver of Mitsubishi Tractor Head with plate number 030101 after he allegedly hit Jesus Paulite, Jr., 61, member of Caloocan City Department of Public Safety and Traffic Management (DPSTM) and resident of Sta. Maria, Bulacan.

Paulite died on the spot from severe head and body injuries after he was hit and run over by the tractor head driven by Cabillos.

Caloocan police chief P/Col. Noel Flores said the victim was manning traffic at the corner of Samson Road and Heroes del 96  in front of STI College at 7:50 a.m. when he flagged down the tractor head which was heading towards Bonifacio Monument Circle for committing traffic violation.