Mumbai: Flyover collapses in Bandra Kurla Complex, 14 people injured1 min read . Updated: 17 Sep 2021, 07:29 AM IST
- Officials are conducting inspections at the site to check whether people have been trapped under the debris of the flyover
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Thirteen people got injured when a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex in the early hours of today. The flyover is being constructed on Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) to reduce traffic snarls on the east-west link, besides for decongesting the BKC area, one of the biggest business districts of Mumbai.
City police and fire brigade personnel are at the spot.
An official of the fire brigade informed that the injured were taken to a nearby hospital, according to news agency ANI.
“A total of 14 persons are injured after a part of a bridge collapsed in Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, earlier today. The condition of all the injured persons is stable," according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
“A portion of the under-construction flyover connecting BKC main road and Santa Cruz–Chembur Link Road collapsed around 4:30 am. 13 people have sustained minor injuries & have been shifted to a hospital. There is no life loss and no person is missing," said DCP (Zone 8) Manjunath Singe.
They are conducting inspections at the site to check whether people have been trapped under the debris.
The injured workers were taken to the Vile Parle-based V N Desai Hospital, where the doctors said that the condition of all of them was stable, the officials said.
After being informed about the incident, police and fire brigade personnel along with other authorities rushed to the spot. As per the preliminary report, the workers, who are in the age group of 21 to 49 years, were carrying out some work on the girder when it fell down, they added.
Further details related to the incident are awaited.
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