LTO probes gun-toting incident at Santolan flyover

Posted at 07/28/2014 4:45 PM | Updated as of 07/28/2014 9:38 PM

MANILA - The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has sent subpoenas to owners of the two vehicles involved in the gun-toting incident which became a viral hit on the Internet.

The video showed a man driving an SUV involved in a heated argument with a taxi driver. The man then took out his gun and pointed it at the taxi driver, who also had a weapon with him.

Through the LTO database, the agency was able to identify the owners of the involved vehicles.

The taxi with the plate number UVN-607 is owned by a certain Socorro Bautista, while the Mercedes Benz with plate number KDP-313 is owned by a private company, Primex Development Corp.

The LTO said it will ask the owners to identify the drivers.

The drivers will face penalties for reckless driving and obstruction of traffic, the LTO said.