2 workers dead, 2 injured as excavation site collapses in Legazpi City | Inquirer News

2 workers dead, 2 injured as excavation site collapses in Legazpi City

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 09:57 PM December 15, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY—Two workers died and two were injured when part of an excavation site for a private construction project at a village here gave way on Tuesday (Dec. 15).

Allan Madrona Andes and Rolin Bagacay, both workers of El Acebuchi Builders (ELAB), died while being taken by police to the Legazpi City Hospital after debris from the excavation site, on a steep mountain slope at the village of Pinaric, fell on them past 2 p.m., according to Ladee Azur, City Disaster Risk Reduction Management chief.

The remains of the two construction workers were kept at the Legazpi City Hospital morgue waiting to be claimed by their families as of early Tuesday evening.


Two other workersA—riel Lola Marcelo, 40, from Pilar, Sorsogon, and Marvin Baldediano, from the village of Taysan here—were extracted from the debris and brought to the Bicol Regional Teaching and Training Hospital for treatment of injuries.

Azur, in a phone interview, said the construction firm was said to have no excavation permit from the City Engineering Office. The workers were part of a team that was constructing a building in the area.

Edited by TSB
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: debris, excavation, hospital, Legazpi City, Regions, workers

© Copyright 1997-2024 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.