Sunday, December 21, 2014

14 People Hurt In A Road Accident In Baguio City Which Involved Fourteen Vehicles

Fourteen people were rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) Saturday night after incurring injuries in a road accident that involved fourteen cars. The incident happened between 7 and 7:30 pm on December 20.

According to reports, a delivery truck carrying tanks of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) was going down a portion of Kennon Road in the vicinity of barangay San Vicente in Baguio City when the driver lost control of the truck's brakes. The truck then plowed through thirteen other vehicles.

An 8-year-old girl who was a passenger in a jeepney that was hit by the loose truck is reportedly in critical condition.

The driver of the truck has been identified as Corla Constante. He was among those hurt and rushed for treatment at the BGHMC.

Below are photos from the incident posted on Facebook by Paeng Valencia, a responder working for 911 On Call: Baguio City.

Image credit: Paeng Valencia