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Traffic Enforcer Fatally Struck by Bus in Cavite

Traffic Enforcer

In a heartbreaking incident on Thursday afternoon, tragedy struck on Aguinaldo Highway in Cavite as a traffic enforcer lost his life in a collision involving a passenger bus. Here are some details according to the report of Tutubi News Magazine.

The Incident Unfolds

Alfredo Datoon, a dedicated member of the Traffic Management Unit in Cavite, was performing his duty enforcing traffic regulations near a mall in Pala-Pala. Around 2:00 PM, Datoon stopped an Erjohn & Almark passenger bus, bearing plate number UWN 117, for loading in a designated “No Loading Zone.”

What began as a routine traffic stop quickly escalated into a confrontation between Datoon and the bus driver, Rollie Vergara, a resident of Brgy Galicia 2, Mendez, Cavite. Witnesses reported a heated argument ensued between the two parties.

Moreover, in a sudden and tragic turn of events, Vergara allegedly accelerated the bus, striking Datoon and dragging him along the highway. The impact proved fatal, leading to the untimely death of the veteran traffic enforcer.

Investigation and Legal Proceedings

Local authorities swiftly responded to the scene, apprehending Vergara and initiating a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. They are working diligently to determine whether the collision was deliberate, amidst emerging accounts of the heated exchange between Datoon and the bus driver prior to the fatal collision.

The tragic loss of Alfredo Datoon has sent shockwaves through the community and garnered widespread attention. Officials and residents alike mourn the loss of a dedicated public servant and await further developments in the ongoing investigation.

Furthermore, as the investigation continues, authorities are focused on uncovering the truth behind the incident and ensuring that justice is served for Alfredo Datoon, whose life was cut short in the line of duty.

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