Two hurt as 10-wheeler crashes into multi-cab

Posted at 01/05/14 11:05 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A multi-cab driver and his companion were hurt when a 10-wheeler truck crashed into their vehicle in Manila, causing them to be pinned inside the multi-cab for an hour.

The multi-cab driver, identified as Francis Fabic, and his companion, Paul Penadroso, bore minor injuries and are currently being examined at the San Juan de Dios Hospital.

The driver of the 10-wheeler truck was identified as Cresente Dotarot.

A sports utility vehicle and a taxi that were near the multi-cab were also damaged in the accident.

According to initial investigations, the three vehicles stopped at a red light when the truck crashed into the multi-cab. The force of the impact damaged the SUV and the taxi as well.

Dotarot said he is ready should the victim’s family decide to file charges. -- Report from Kori Quintos, ABS-CBN News.