ABS-CBN News | December 6, 2016
At least two passengers were hurt after an escalator at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) Taft Avenue station malfunctioned on Tuesday.
The passengers sustained minor injuries after one of the escalators at the MRT station malfunctioned past 10 a.m., according to DZMM reporter Alexius Calda.
Caught on video were medical personnel arriving on the scene.
DOTr-MRT-3, nagpadala ng medical personnel sa Taft Station dahil sa pagloloko ng escalator. pic.twitter.com/EmPGMwOrdD— AlexiusCalda (@alexiuscalda) December 6, 2016
Authorities, however, did not mention any injuries and just said they were still looking into the cause of the malfunction.
MRT-3 General Manager Deo manalo also said he has yet to be briefed on what happened, said Calda.
Medical personnel have been mobilized to assist passengers at the Taft Stn escalator. We are now looking into the cause of the malfunction.— DOTC-MRT3 (@dotcmrt3) December 6, 2016