Bus runs over woman in Commonwealth accident

Posted at 01/21/2013 9:07 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A woman died in a freak accident along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Monday morning.

According to the driver of a Viofel Transport bus, a motorcycle carrying two people hit his bus, which was on full stop as it was unloading passengers along Commonwealth's westbound lane.

Due to the strong impact of the collision, the female rider of the motorcycle was thrown into the middle of the road. An approaching Safeway bus (TXP 835) then rolled over her head, causing her immediate death.

The male motorcycle driver, meanwhile, sustained injuries.

The driver of the Safeway bus immediately fled the scene after the accident. – report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM