Cop killed in C-5 road crash

/ 09:17 AM June 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A female police officer was killed in a vehicular accident at the C-5 Bagong Ilog flyover’s north-bound lane Thursday morning, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.

The MMDA Metrobase said the fatality was identified as Police Cpl. Arvi Jennifer Leaño of the Eastern Police District – District Mobile Force Batallion.


A cement mixer struck and run over Leaño and her motorcycle.  

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FATAL C-5 CRASH – Rescuers and passersby mill around one of the motorcycles that figured in a fatal crash at the C-5 Bagong Ilog flyover in Pasig City Thursday morning.  A police officer was killed while another motorcycle rider was injured.  Photo courtesy of MMDA Rescue unit.

Another motorcycle was likewise hit by the wayward truck, injuring its rider.


Earlier, MMDA reported heavy traffic along C-5 (north-bound) due to the accident. /gsg

READ: 2 motorbikes, cement mixer figure in C-5 mishap; Expect heavy traffic

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