Taxi driver injured after hitting a concrete barrier

Posted at 02/03/13 12:15 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A taxi driver got badly injured after his vehicle rammed into a concrete barrier along Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City on Sunday.

The victim was identified as Quirino dela Cruz.

Initial investigations said the taxi, with plate number TVN 917, was traversing the northbound lane of the road when it tried to avoid a speeding car.

The taxi driver geared towards the left lane to steer clear of the speeding car but it unfortunately hit the concrete barrier.

After the accident, the front part of the cab was wrecked and its windshield was broken.

The MMDA enforcers immediately rushed to give medical aid to dela Cruz before bringing him to the hospital. -- From a report by Eric Dastas, dzMM