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PHOTOS: 10-wheeler truck hits electric pole, drags 2 to death in Cavite


MANILA, Philippines – A ten-wheeler truck left two dead on Friday morning, September 23, after crashing straight into an electrical pole in a town in Cavite. The victims were dragged to their death by the delivery truck.

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Some netizens posted today series of photos about a recent tragic accident that killed a vendor and minor just this morning in Sitio Pintong Gubat, Brgy. Paliparan 3, Dasmariñas City, Cavite.

According Facebook user MJ Caasi, the incident happened around 11:00 a.m.

Though stated on the Caasi’s post that the heavy truck hit straight into a stoplight, reports clarified that the truck crashed to an electric post. He further narrated that a child was squeezed to its death underneath and dragged several fruit and street food stands along. The truck’s rampage also led to sudden death of a fruit vendor.

Caasi also claimed that one motorist was scathed, affected by the accident.

As said in Caasi’s post, the driver and the porter of the heavy vehicle was said trapped inside the worn-out truck, they were rescued immediately and rushed to a nearby hospital. According to a report by ABS-CBN, the driver and it’s ported tolled only foot injuries.

As reported by ABS-CBN, the truck did not only left fatality but affected likely 10,000 Meralco customers as power not just from the run-off electric pole but three other nearby poles was lost. But Meralco’s team leader Dioniso Cruz claimed that more than 5,000 affected consumers got their electricity back.

Netizens even claimed that the heavy wheeled truck tried to make it on time before the green light changes to red, the truck then tried to avoid an oncoming vehicle which results to it hitting the street vendors.

The tragic incident also resulted to heavy hours of traffic along the area.

Note: This is a developing story.

--Mae Tuazon, The Summit Express

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