Skyway Girder in Alabang Suddenly Collapsed
A part of skyway girder in Alabang suddenly collapsed during installation, which injured several residents and crushed some vehicles.
On Saturday (November 21, 2020), a steelbar from the ongoing Skyway project falls along the busy street and crushed six vehicles in the area. The incident happened along East Service Road in Muntinlupa City.
Muntinlupa City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office head Erwin Alfonso said that three vehicles and three motorcycles have been involved in the accident including an Adventure, Hyundai Van, Vios, and motorcycles.
Alfonso reported that at least four people got injured due to the unprecedented incident. The injured individuals have been rushed to the nearest hospital for immediate treatment and medication.
The CDRRMO has deployed personnel and equipment to clear the street from debris and obstacles causing traffic congestion in the area. The boom crane used for the construction of the skyway also fell on the road.
Muntinlupa City Traffic Management Bureau chief Danidon Nolasco said that the East Service Road from Muntinlupa all the way to Sucat, Paranaque has been temporarily closed due to the incident.
“Kailangan ng mga heavy equipment para maialis ang bumagsak na bahagi ng Skyway,” Nolasco said.
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