Etah, Uttar Pradesh:
At the least two individuals died and several other others had been injured after an underconstruction flyover collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district.
The slabs of the bridge fell on a automobile beneath it, crushing two individuals to dying, police stated.
The dramatic visible from the accident web site confirmed a Mahindra Max choose up car utterly crushed beneath mammoth slabs of cement.
A employee, who was current on the web site, stated that numerous individuals suffered accidents and some autos had been nonetheless trapped below the particles.
“I do not know what occurred, it (flyover) fell instantly. A automobile and a choose up car are caught below it (particles),” he stated, including that numerous labourers engaged on the bridge had been additionally injured within the incident.
A police group was rushed to the spot and rescue operations are on, senior police official Prashant Kumar stated.
“An accident passed off below ps. Malawan Etah space on outdated GT Street at round 7PM as we speak when 4 slabs of an under-construction overbridge fell on a Max Pic UP no. UP – 82 T- 1813,” Mr Kumar stated.
“On info, SSP and DM, alongwith police drive reached on the spot, and after rescue work, two males of the Max Pickup discovered lifeless. Each our bodies (have been) despatched to mortuary for postmortem,” he added.
The widening work from Aligarh to Kanpur on outdated GT Street is in progress since final two years, he stated additional.