A man was killed and 13 others were injured today after a fire truck hit pedestrians in Manila, Philippines. The fire truck reportedly lost its brakes and rammed through pedestrians along Angel Linao Street in Paco, Manila, this afternoon.
The fire apparatus driver immediately fled the area after the accident. The injured pedestrians were rushed to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila.
It is further reported that the rig belonged to the Manila Southern Volunteer Brigade.
Reports are that the fire truck driver John Mark Calica, 35, of Southern Manila volunteer fire, did not survive the beatings when the people found him.