MANILA, Philippines – A steel beam from the Skyway expansion project under construction collapsed Saturday, crushing vehicles under the structure on East Service Road in Muntinlupa City, killing at least one and injuring four others, contractors EEI Corp. . Approved.
EEI said in a statement that a crane was being positioned for its next job when it tipped over and fell onto a steel girder extending north over two pillars of the Skyway expansion project, causing the girder to collapse.
“Our hearts and prayers go with the affected families. This is an unfortunate and heartbreaking accident that must not happen again. We will review our security and operational logs immediately as we build strategic infrastructure for the public, ”said the Skyway contractor.
EEI said it is monitoring the injured and trying to connect with its next of kin to ensure proper coordination and expand the support needed.
It was added that the affected area will now be deleted to restore the flow of traffic. – Xave Gregorio with a report from Prince Magtulis
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News – PH – 1 dead, 4 injured after the collapse of the Skyway steel girder