On Saturday, 17 November, a man napping on a bus lost his right arm after he left it hanging out of the window
The victim's arm was severed after the bus he was on veered to the right and collided with the rear left corner of an incoming bus
Soon after the accident, the rescue team from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) arrived to provide the man with first aid.
He was then sent to the East Avenue Medical Center for emergency treatment, Bombo Radyo reported.
A Facebook video of Malapit screaming in pain while passersby watched helplessly has since gone viral
Netizens took to social media to express their shock and concern.
"The rescue [team] takes so long [to arrive], I pity him, he keeps crying," wrote Amor Eli Tejome Sulat.
"It's true what our parents said when we were kids that we shouldn't put our hands outside [a moving vehicle] while on the road, especially in a jeep or a bus," another netizen commented, according to Coconuts Manila.