Three hurt as scaffolding collapses

By: Felipe V. Celino

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Three construction workers were hurt after the scaffolding in the ongoing construction of the outpatient department of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) at Brgy. Lanot here collapsed Tuesday morning.

The injured construction workers were identified as Rodolfo Aguas of Sitio Pili, Barangay Dinginan; Jun Guzman of Barangay Milibili, both here; and Ryan Jay Orola of Poblacion Tabuc Sur, Panit-an, Capiz.

According to the security guard assigned in the area, the workers were on the 5th floor of the building when the scaffolding suddenly buckled.

The three were brought to the hospital for treatment.