Oil tanker slams into Payatas junk shop, 2 hurt


Posted at Jan 17 2014 06:32 PM | Updated as of Jan 18 2014 02:32 AM

MANILA -- At least two people were injured after an oil tanker turned on its side along Payatas Road in Quezon City Friday afternoon.

Speaking to radio dzMM, Supt. Jesus Fernandez of the Quezon City Fire Department said the oil tanker lost its brakes, causing it to turn on its side and slam into a junk shop along the road.

Two people were hurt in the incident. They were identified as Regie Dumaraog, porter of the truck, and Milet Dumanyer, resident of Payatas Road.

The 10-wheeler delivery truck of Jeafer gasoline station, owned by Ferdinand Isidro, was carrying around 2,000 liters of kerosene and 12,000 liters of gasoline.

Authorities have already cordoned the area after oil started to leak from the truck. -- Report from Robert Mano, dzMM