MRT-3 on regulated service after man jumps to death on tracks
MANILA, Philippines — A man died after jumping and falling into the train tracks of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) in Makati City on Tuesday afternoon.
The man identified as Mas Sandamon, 21, of Marang Sumisip, Basilan, had been described by the MRT-3 management earlier as a “street vagrant.” He allegedly jumped and fell on the tracks between the Buendia and Ayala stations.
Photos provided by the MRT-3 management showed the man lying straight along the tracks of the MRT-3.
The Makati police station is still determining the background of Sandamon.
Police said Sandamon died instantly after sustaining head injuries following the incident. /jpv
At 12:16 PM today, a street vagrant jumped over and fell at the interstation of tracks of Buendia and Ayala.
The matter is now being addressed by concerned MRT-3 personnel, medical personnel, and police authorities.
Train movement is being regulated.ADVERTISEMENT
— DOTr MRT-3 (@dotrmrt3) October 15, 2019
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