A portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex in the early hours of Friday, injuring fourteen abourers. 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. They are conducting inspections at the site to check whether people have been trapped under the debris.
The mishap occurred at around 4.41 am. 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, civic officials added.
Officials are conducting inspections at the site to check whether people have been trapped under the debris. The DCP further informed that there is no loss of life and no person is missing. The city police and fire brigade personnel reached the spot to conduct the search operations.
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.
Further details are awaited in this regard.
(With inputs from ANI)
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