Woman who jumped out of moving bus dies

Posted at 12/31/12 11:46 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The 35-year-old woman who jumped out of a moving bus along EDSA died early Monday.

The woman, identified as Maria Leni Bermejo, jumped off an Alro Trans bus en route to Malabon on Sunday after 6 men who were also on board declared a robbery.

Bermejo hit her head and slipped into a coma because of the incident.

Bermejo’s husband, Francis, said his wife was headed to Balintawak Market when the incident happened.

He said he went looking for his wife at the market, and only knew of the incident after watching it on the news.

He rushed to the Quezon City General Hospital, where his wife passed away.

The victim’s family is calling for justice and seeking financial help for Bermejo’s funeral. -- Report from Dennis Datu, dzMM