FULL VIDEO: Escalator at SM Sta. Rosa Laguna Collapses, Several Mallgoers Injured


Many mallgoers were injured after an escalator collapsed at SM Sta. Rosa in Laguna.

Meanwhile, many people were hurt when an escalator at a Sta. Rosa shoipping center collapsed. Sunday afternoon at Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Among the injured are many kids and their parents, as well as other mall visitors.

At least 30 people were riding the upward escalator at the same time when it unexpectedly collapsed, according to a CCTV taken by one of the mall’s stalls. The mallgoers collided and piled up near the escalator’s bottom.

They suffered minor injuries and were quickly assisted by mall personnel. The administration of SM Sta. Rosa also agreed to cover the injured’s additional medical costs. The evident source of the escalator’s mechanical problems is overloading.

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