Buko vendor hit by car in Mandaluyong


Posted at Jun 18 2014 11:29 AM | Updated as of Jun 18 2014 10:09 PM


MANILA (UPDATED) – A buko vendor was injured after being hit by a car in Boni Tunnel in Mandaluyong City Wednesday morning.

The car, a sedan, was owned by Smart Driving School.

Buko vendor Romeo Cahilig Jr. was brought to the hospital after his leg was hit by the car, which was driven by a certain Aries Paras.

Paras said he was following a car in front of him when the latter suddenly shifted to another lane, apparently to avoid the slow-moving buko cart being pushed by Cahilig and another companion.

Paras said he did not notice the two vendors immediately. He said he hit the brakes but it was already too late.

The incident snarled the traffic in the area, as some of the coconuts got scattered on the road. – report from Dennis Datu, dzMM