Carpenter, 55, falls from rooftop

December 11, 2019

A 55-year-old carpenter was seriously injured when he accidentally fell from the rooftop of a 3-storey building Tuesday afternoon in Caloocan City.

Joderto Algueder, maintenance carpenter and resident of Block 13 Lot 7 Salmon St., Bgy. 8, Dagat-Dagatan was rushed to Manila Central University (MCU) hospital by the son of the owner of the building where he was placed under observation after treatment of severe injuries in the body.

Caloocan police chief P/Col. Noel Flores said the victim was fixing the ceiling of Sitio Jovita Restobar located at 641 A. Mabini St., Bgy. 6 Sangandaan past 1 p.m when he stepped on the worn out plywood causing him to fall into the ground.