Car kills parking aide

A parking attendant died after he was hit by a car while crossing a street in Quezon City yesterday morning.

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Chief Supt. Joselito T. Esquivel Jr. identified the victim as Celso Calacat, 50, of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.

A report from the Quezon City District Traffic Enforcement Unit (DTEU) Traffic Sector 4 said the incident happened at 12:30 a.m.

The victim was reportedly crossing Tomas Morato Avenue near corner Scout Fuentebella St., Bgy. Sacred Heart, when he was accidentally hit by a BMW sedan (27773) driven by a certain Ed Christopher Go, 29, of 46 Berlin St., Bgy. Matandang Balara.

Calacat was rushed by responding policemen and barangay officials of Sacred Heart to the Capitol Medical Center but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The suspect will be charged with reckless imprudence resulting in damage to property with homicide.