Driver pinned to seat after car-truck collision
MANILA -- A driver was pinned to his seat after his vehicle was heavily damaged in a collision with a trailer truck along Barangay Payatas-B in Quezon City Tuesday afternoon.
The Quezon City Rescue Team had to break the dashboard of the Mitsubishi Adventure vehicle with plate number PLI 737 to get Henry Operania out.
Operania's passenger, identified as Maria Cristine Herreras, was also injured in the incident. They were brought to the Far Eastern University (FEU) Hospital.
Prudencio Bacua, driver of the CCS Ventures Inc. truck, said he was trying to avoid a bicycle in front of him when he suddenly slammed into the Mitsubishi Adventure.
Bacua said a motorcycle also hit the back portion of his truck.
Motorcycle driver Jason Guzman and rider Ana Marie Sario were injured. They were rushed to the East Avenue Medical Center.
Bacua is now under police custody. -- Report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM