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Skyway traffic officer hit, run over by truck

  • Written by Itchie Cabayan
  • Published in Metro
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A skyway traffic auxiliary officer was killed after being hit and run over by a truck the other day, while he was manning traffic in San Andres, Manila.

Victim Ricardo Fullece, 44, of 761 Buli, Muntinlupa City, died instantly. The driver of the truck was identified as Marjoe Marabe, 36, of 1234 Barcelona St., Tondo, Manila.
   
SPO3 Bert Francisco of the Vehicle Traffic Investigation Section (VTIS), under the Manila Police District (MPD)-Special Investigation and Detection Branch, said that at around 12:10 a.m., he was directing traffic at the intersection of Quirino Avenue and Pedro Gil Street in San Andres when the rear tire of the trailer truck being driven by the suspect (NUM-180) sideswiped him.
   
On impact, the victim fell to the ground and got run over by the other rear tires.
   
He was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival while the suspect surrendered and is now facing charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide.