Jeepney runs over pedestrians, video shows onlookers steal from victims

One person was killed while 2 others where injured after a jeepney ran over them in a busy street in Pasay City on Monday, July 16, 2012.


Declared dead-on-arrival in the hospital was Leodie Estrada while her companion, Devely Ann Estrada, as well as another pedestrian named Lou Melvin Cruz were heavily injured.

According to authorities, the jeepney driver identified as Omar Bariuan tried to escape. Bariuan claims that his jeepney lost its brakes.

The Estradas came from the office of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration to follow up the status of their father’s benefits.

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at the OWWA captured the tragic mishap on video including the instance when the two ladies were still inside the building minutes before the accident.

Watch the video here.

The CCTV footage also caught on cam two female onlookers apparently stealing the victims’ bags and personal belongings.

Screenshot: ABS-CBN