MRT 3 train gets derailed at taft avenue station (Photos, Video)

Breaking this afternoon is about a Metro Rail Transit train, which got derailed at MRT Taft Avenue Station in Pasay City, reports said on August 13 (Wed).

MRT 3 derailed in Taft avenue station
Photo: Yahoo! PH

The train accident seem to have started in Magallanes station; The train's air-conditioning system shut down. The passengers then started to panic.

Things started to feel scary when the train started to roll on even without the air-con back up. Only to realize, the train was bound to get derailed right after.

In a Tweet, the DOTC-MRT3 issued a quick advisory.
In a dreadful description of Twitter user ‏@yumolecule (Kim Yumol), people were 'falling out of the mrt'.

MRT 3 derailed in Taft avenue station
Photo: Kim Yumol

As per related to news interviews, the MRT 3 train hit a post, which eventually fell on a car nearby.

Injured passengers are now being attended to in Pasay City General Hospital and the San Juan de Dios Hospital.

Stay tuned for further updates related to the number of injuries and damages brought by today's mass transit accident in the metro.

Updates: Actual video (footage) taken during the actual disembarking of the passengers.

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