Dance instructor dies in Manila road accident

Posted at 09/08/2012 1:23 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A male dance instructor died after he was hit by a speeding car while crossing the road in Manila Saturday morning.

Victim David Sandoval was declared dead on arrival at a hospital for head injuries.

Sandoval was crossing the road along Lacson Avenue when he was hit by a Ford Focus driven by a certain John Resurrecion around 5 a.m.

The impact sent Sandoval to the gutter of the center island.

For his part, Resurrecion claimed that he did not notice the victim crossing the road, but several witnesses said the suspect was speeding.

His car also sustained damages on its left side after it crashed into the center island. -- Report from dzMM