Taxi turns turtle on East Ave.; 2 hurt

Posted at Jan 21 2013 09:41 AM | Updated as of Jan 21 2013 05:41 PM

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A driver and his passenger were injured after a taxi overturned along East Avenue in Quezon City.

The taxi, driven by Delfin Lasaga, rammed the road center island and tumbled twice.

Witnesses said the taxi rammed the center island because it was speeding. Lasaga was also allegedly drunk while driving.

It took some time before rescuers removed Lasaga from his taxi. Meanwhile, Lasaga's passenger, Jason Pacayga, sustained minor injuries.

- Umagang Kay Ganda, 21 January 2013