LOOK: 8 hurt in road accident involving a bus and an ambulance
MANILA, Philippines — Eight people were injured after an ambulance transporting a pregnant woman collided with a bus in the intersection of Macapagal Blvd. and EDSA in Pasay City.
According to Pasay City DRRMO (Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office) chief Randy Hizola, an ambulance from Las Pinas City bumped into an EDS Carousel bus around 7 am.
The two vehicles were damaged due to strong impact. Meanwhile, eight individuals — including the woman in labor, her companion, the driver of the ambulance, and a pedestrian — sustained minor injuries and abrasions.
The health worker who was on board the ambulance had a more serious injury.
Five ambulances, one city rescue vehicle, a Pasay City police mobile, the Pasay Red Cross, and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) responded to the scene.
All injured individuals were rushed to Pasay City General Hospital except the pregnant woman who was brought to Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila.
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