At least eight people were injured during the earthquake drill carried out by the authorities in the municipality of Consuelo, San Pedro de Macorís. The incident was attributed to speeding fire truck and National Emergency System 911 ambulance. As reported, the fire truck’s breaks went bad, causing it to collide with the ambulance and a pickup truck.
The injured were taken to the Ángel Ponce public hospital in Consuelo, San Pedro de Macorís province.
Among the injured was the person in charge of the Municipal Police, Miguel Angel Peguero, who suffered severe injuries and was taken to the Antonio Musa public hospital in San Pedro de Macoris. Also four firemen and a motorist were said to be injured.
The accidents occurred on Isidro Barros street, the main access road to Consuelo.
Otherwise, reports are that the earthquake emergency drill went well in...
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