MANILA, Philippines - The 26-year-old female passenger who collapsed inside a southbound MRT-3 train Monday morning, December 4, was pronounced dead after two hours.

Female passenger who collapsed inside MRT3 dies after 2 hours

In a report released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the woman identified as Marielle Ann Mar collapsed at 9:48 a.m. as the train was approaching Ortigas station.

Mar was carried out of the train by security guards and first aid was immediately given by the MRT staff, according to a report by GMA News.

Mar was then rushed to Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center in Mandaluyong but was declared dead at 12:05 p.m.

A friend of Mar on Facebook also confirmed the sad news, Ken Reyes wrote: "Ito yung pagkakataon na inaasahan kong FAKE NEWS lang!! Hanggang ngayon hindi pa din nagsisink in sakin na wala kana, Marielle Ann Mar!!"

DOTr said the incident happened during non-peak hours.

As of press time, the cause of the Mar's death is not yet known but her family prefers that an autopsy not be conducted.

— The Summit Express


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