Bucket cement mixer falls off building; 3 hurt, 5 vehicles damaged

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THREE persons were hurt, while five vehicles were damaged after a bucket cement mixer fell off a construction site in Ortigas, Pasig City Wednesday morning, June 26, 2019.

Pasig City police community precinct 1 commander Lieutenant Marie Bala said based on initial investigation, the cable of the equipment was cut off while it was being transported toward the stairs of a building, which is being constructed on Garnet St. in Ortigas.

Witnesses said the bucket fell from the ninth floor of the 20-story building.

The injured persons were brought to a hospital for treatment. They are already in stable condition.

The safety officers of the construction site vowed assistance to the affected people.

Investigation is ongoing. (SunStar Philippines)


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