Statement from San Miguel Corporation about the Skyway extension incident


This morning, a steel girder from the Skyway Extension project accidentally fell at the East Service Road, Cupang, Muntinlupa.

Project contractor EEI Corporation and government authorities are conducting an investigation. However, initial assessment shows that a crane of EEI fell as it was moving to its next position, hitting the steel girder, causing it to fall.

At least six vehicles were reported to have been affected. We are closely monitoring the situation.


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Statement from San Miguel Corporation about the Skyway extension incident

As the project’s contractor, EEI will issue a statement. Their management however have given assurances that they will attend to, and take care of all the needs of those who were affected.

We deeply regret this unfortunate accident and assure a full and thorough investigation. Our thoughts and concern are with the victims and we will make sure they will get all the help they need. Their welfare is our priority.

Meanwhile, after initial assessment, this unfortunate incident sets back the completion of the Skyway Extension Project. From the December 2020 deadline, target completion is now February 2021.


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