At least 15 hurt in multiple vehicle collision in Cebu

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 17 2018 11:01 PM

Photo courtesy of Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office

CEBU CITY - At least 15 were injured after nine vehicles figured in a collision on the South Road Properties Tunnel here Wednesday afternoon.

Based on the investigation of the Cebu City Transportation Office, a trailer truck lost its brakes and hit another truck in front of it. This truck then hit a taxi, an SUV, and a multicab.

Another truck then hit a van and a sedan, which got pushed under another truck in front of it. A motorcycle was side-swept by the first truck.

All the vehicles involved were going north.

Photo courtesy of Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office
Photo courtesy of Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office

All injured persons have been brought to the Cebu City Medical Center.

More details to follow. --Report from Edgar Escalante and Immae Lachica, ABS-CBN News