Van hits bike in front of Mla City Hall

A 40-YEAR-OLD man is now facing physical injuries and damage  to property after the van he was driving hit a bicycle in front of the Manila City Hall in Ermita, Manila.

Victim Raffy Canete, of Cortada Street, Ermita, was rushed to the hospital after the incident that took place on the night of July 30.

The driver of the van, identified as Algie Caranto, of Dasmarinas, Cavite, surrendered to the police.

Investigation by the Manila District Traffic Enforcement Investigation Unit said the accident took place at around 8 p.m. at the southbound lane of Padre Burgos Street in front of the Manila City Hall.

Prober SSg Gerald Gonzales said the two were cruising along the area when the van accidentally hit the bike, causing Canete to be thrown on impact, until a mobile car arrived and brought him to the hospital.