4 people hurt after vehicle collision in Pasig


MANILA, Philippines–Four people were injured following a collision of several vehicles in Pasig City before dawn Friday, a city traffic investigator said.

Police Officer 3 Edwin Cruz said nine vehicles–three jeepneys, two mini dump trucks, two Isuzu Crosswind SUV’s, an Elf dropside truck and a taxi–figured in a chain collision along Ortigas Avenue corner IPI road in Barangay (village) Ugong in Pasig City around 3:15 a.m.

Truck driver Christopher Apoya, 23 allegedly lost control of his vehicle due to failed brakes, causing it to hit the other vehicles.

“Dito na niya nabangga yung sasakyan sa harap niya na nag cause ng chain collision,” he said, but added that the driver of the taxi decided not to file charges anymore as his car suffered only minor damages.

Four people sustained injuries from the impact, but only two remained at the Rizal Medical Center for treatment.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    due to failed breaks,
    jamie, betterer yata kung “due to brake failure”

  • WeAry_Bat

    If life imprisonment is the penalty for failed brakes of buses and trucks, I wonder what alternate reason would be made by the driver or vehicle maintenance person.

  • jolly_baby

     eh FAILED BRAKES gusto ni
    JAMIE eh.. at sumang ayon din yung REVIEWER…  :D masyado na kasing common yung BRAKE FAILURE.

  • oh_noh

    Will the repairs of all the other 8 vehicles be charged to the Truck driver (probably it’s owner) who allegedly lost control of his vehicle due to failed brakes?
    Pano ba ang sistema ng pinas sa mga ganitong kaso?

  • Horst Manure

    Seat belts save lives but not to be used here…

  • $14334231

    kasuhan ang may ari ng truck dahil hindi niya pinapaayos ….

  • Komen To

    Impound the truck until owner pays

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