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Pedicab driver killed by van

A pedicab driver got killed after being sideswiped by a van while he was cruising along the southbound lane of Bonifacio Drive corner 20th St. in Port Area, Manila the other day.

The Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit (MDTEU) identified the fatality as Victorio Fernandez, of No. 650 11th St., Port Area , Manila.

Police said that at around 9 a..m., the victim was driving his pedicab when it got hit by a Hi-Ace van (NDI-4102) being driven by one Richard Israel, of No.1105 Looban St., Daang Amaya II Tanza, Cavite.

On impact, the victim was thrown meters away and landed on the center island, causing his instant death.

Israel was arrested and is now facing a case of homicide with damage to property at the Manila Prosecutor’s Office.

Itchie G. Cabayan
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