Woman killed as car rams post along C5

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 12 2012 01:35 PM | Updated as of Mar 12 2012 09:35 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A woman died in a vehicular accident along the C5 flyover in Pasig City on Monday.

The victim, identified as Mary Elizabeth Acabado, died while being treated at a hospital hours after their vehicle rammed a lamp post along the northbound lane of C5 in Barangay Bagong Ilog.

The car, a Toyota Innova, was driven by Mary Elizabeth's husband Ricardo. Ricardo, who sustained minor injuries, admitted he fell asleep while driving, causing the car to hit the lamp post.

The victim’s family declined to give a statement regarding the accident. – report from Bettina Magsaysay, ABS-CBN News