- Jose San Vicente, the SUV driver who ran over a security guard in Mandaluyong, has already surrendered
- He was accompanied by his mother and father to the police station
- The mother of the SUV driver appealed to the public and said that it was an accident and that his son is "maayos"
- She added that they can't sleep or eat and that their son is "mabait" and "responsible"
The driver and registered owner of the RAV-4, who ran over a security guard directing traffic in Mandaluyong, has already surrendered to the police.
He was accompanied by his parents, and they faced the media in a press conference.
The mother of Jose San Vicente appealed to the public and said that his son was actually "mabait" and that he's very responsible.
She also said that it was just an accident.
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"Aksidente lang talaga ito. Maayos ang anak ko. Sino bang may gustong takbuhan ‘yon?” said the mother.
“Hindi kami makatulog, hindi kami makakain. Syempre anak namin ang involved. Tsaka viral na eh. Mabait ang anak ko. Nagtatrabaho siya, he is a very responsible man," she added.
The father also denied having any "connections" within the government.
The viral incident, where a security guard who was directing traffic was ran over by a RAV-4, happened in Mandaluyong. A video captured the whole incident and it has gone viral on social media.
JV Ejercito took to Facebook and expressed his anger over the RAV-4 driver who ran over a security guard in Mandaluyong. The senator said that he will give a reward of P50,000 to those who could give info on the said driver. He called the driver evil and an idiot, describing the act as "purposely ran over a traffic enforcer." JV also gave the details of the car, along with the plate number.
The driver of the RAV-4 who ran over a security guard in Mandaluyong did not appear at the LTO hearing. LTO issued a show-cause order against the driver, which required him to appear at the office. The order asked the driver to explain why an administrative case for reckless driving must not be filed against him and why his license must not be revoked or suspended.