Tuesday, January 18, 2011

10 hurt in MRT escalator accident — report

Ten people were hurt, two of them serious, in an accident involving one of the escalators of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) system, according to a report in GMA News' "24 Oras" Tuesday night.

The accident occurred at the MRT Ayala Avenue station in Makati City, the report said.

Citing initial information from the Makati police, the report said the downward escalator suddenly stopped, causing some people on it to tumble forward.

The Ayala station is one of the busiest among MRT's 13 stations.

The victims were brought to Makati Medical Center, the "24 Oras" report said. - KBK, GMANews.TV

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