Manila Water pipe hit by MMDA Contractor yesterday causing traffic and flash flood in EDSA, affecting 100,000 households in 30 barangays nearby in Mandaluyong City. This is not a minor construction accident that could have been prevented when MMDA contractor Awin Technology. This incident could have been prevented if they had all the measures and personnel in the right place during the operation of the backhoe.
One of the first responders to the scene was Rhoy Cobilla, photojournalist from Manila Business Insider, who was able to take photos and videos as he shared this to his facebook page sometime around 5pm.
Video clip courtesy of photojournalist Rhoy Cobilla from Malaya Business Insight
Awin Technology is the contractor of MMDA for their CCTV surveillance works along EDSA.
UPDATE from ABS-CBN, as of 3am today, Tuesday April 13, the repair and restoration of the damage caused by Awin Technology has been completed.