Breaking news prophesy from Manila of a train pile-up that has killed 21 and left 20 others harmed when a newcomer train plunged off an towering highway. Courtesy of ABS-CBN news.
A PASSENGER train plunged from an towering highway in suburban Manila and fell onto a outpost flitting next Monday morning, murdering during slightest 21 people and injuring 20 others, military said.
TV footage showed a series of bodies strewn around a train disadvantage with military officers nearby.
The outpost was an unrecognizable raise of crushed white metal.
The train veered off a Skyway, as a towering highway is called, and crashed onto a outpost in suburban Paranaque city during dawn, pronounced military Superintendent Elizabeth Velasquez.
The van’s engineer was killed and a train engineer was in critical condition in a hospital, she said.
It wasn’t immediately transparent what caused a collision though a highway was soppy from rain, pronounced Ivy Vidal, a mouthpiece from Skyway Operations and Maintenance Corp.
Irene Sisperes, a engineer who witnessed a accident, pronounced she was pushing with her daughter during 80kph when a train overtook her car. She estimated that a train was roving during between 100 kph and 110kph.
She pronounced it was still dim and it was raining when a collision happened.
“After a few metres, we saw a train fell and we shouted, ‘The train fell, a train fell’,” she told DZMM radio, adding there were no other cars nearby.
Sisperes pronounced she saw a shop-worn vituperation of a highway and some waste and reported a occurrence during a fee gate.