Family of security guard killed in Cavite car accident agree to settlement — PNP
MANILA, Philippines — The family of a security guard who was killed after being hit by a sports utility vehicle (SUV) in Dasmariñas, Cavite, has agreed to an amicable settlement, Philippine National Police spokesperson Jean Fajardo said on Friday.
Rodolfo Mejos was killed after being hit by an SUV along Jose Abad Santos Avenue in Dasmariñas Cavite on August 22, Monday. Police have yet to identify the driver of the SUV.
The suspect, however, has been charged with reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, said Fajardo.
“Base sa ulat po ng chief of police po, nagkaroon po ng settlement between po doon sa pamilya at sa suspek na nakabunggo, at nag-submit po sila ng notarized amicable settlement at nag settle po sila na hindi na itutuloy ng kaso ng pamilya ng namatay na security guard,” Fajardo said in a Teleradyo interview.
(Based on the report of our chief of police, there was a settlement between the family and the suspect, and they submitted a notarized amicable settlement and they settled so that the family would not file a case.)
“Yung kaso na reckless imprudence resulting (in) homicide, yun po yun po yung naging, ika nga, kaso na nagkaroon sila ng amicable settlement,” she added.
(The case of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, that’s the case in which they had an amicable settlement.)
Meanwhile, the management of The Orchard Golf and Country Club condemned the incident which led to the death of their employee.
“The Club condemns the reckless driving act that resulted in his untimely passing,” the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
“We will cooperate with the authorities to help ensure that appropriate legal obligations are fulfilled,” they added.
1 dead, 2 hurt while crossing Cavite highway
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