7 hurt as jeep, fire truck collide

7 hurt as jeep, fire truck collide

At least seven individuals were hurt when a fire truck struck a passenger jeepney in Paco, Manila at dawn yesterday.

The passenger jeepney driven by Ramil Bautista was travelling along Singalong street when it collided with the fire truck driven by Abelardo Gernale Jr. at the corner of Quirino Avenue at around 4AM in the morning cited police.

The fire truck is kept by the Central San Nicolas Fire Prevention Association. The passenger victims were taken shortly to the hospital for treatment.

Mutually the drivers of the jeep and fire truck will be pressed with reckless imprudence resulting in multiple physical injuries and damage to property, said police.

Last Tuesday in Muntinlupa, a motorcycle rider died when he crashed into a tricycle. Victim Patrick Kamid, 14 years of age was died from severe head injuries at the nearby hospital. His cohort, Oscar Jaranilla, age 18 is still kept in the hospital.

Police said the two were crossing Alabang-Zapote Road in Barangay Alabang when Kamid lost control of their motorcycle and crashed into the tricycle before hitting a post.

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