MANILA — Breathing with a help of a tube, traffic constable of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is still in critical condition after he was run over by a sports utility vehicle (SUV) Friday morning in Cubao, Quezon City.
According to news report and information posted by MMDA on its Twitter account, Traffic Constable Sonny Acosta was hit and dragged by a Red Isuzu Sportivo while on duty around 8 a.m. in Cubao, Quezon City.
Bulacan PNP arrests runaway driver of Sportivo as MMDA Traffic Officer Acosta fights for his life. pic.twitter.com/NxZceuvobW
— Official MMDA (@MMDA) December 19, 2014
The driver of the SUV, identified as Dante Borguete, fled the scene. A concerned citizen brought Acosta to Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City where he remains unconscious.
Borguete was later arrested and is currently under the custody of Bulacan police.
MMDA calls for prayers for Acosta’s recovery.