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Construction worker dies in scaffolding collapse in QC

October 4, 2022 Melnie Ragasa-limena 363 views

A CONSTRUCTION worker died while ten others were injured after a scaffolding collapsed at a construction site in Quezon City on Tuesday morning.

An initial report from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) showed that the incident happened at around 9:00 a.m. (Oct. 4, 2022) at a housing project along Sto. Cristo street in Barangay Balingasa.

Probers identified the fatality as Francis Anzures, 45, a resident of Barangay Baesa.

The injured were Jerick Medino, 20; Renato Gallo, 49; Mark Dave Asis, 21; Reynante Mandak, 50; Junrey Acoymo, 38; Jayson Rebalga, 27; Jerald Silvio, 20; Jorie Modesto, 40; Emmil Jay Medino, 25; and Rainwick Gallo, 39.

Police investigators said the victims were working at the site when the scaffolding gave way.

The victims were rushed to the Quezon City General Hospital for medical treatment, but Anzures was pronounced dead on arrival.

An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the incident.