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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.

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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.

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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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