One dead, at least 6 injured as under-construction flyover’s slab collapses in Mumbai

Friday, July 20, 2012
Mumbai: One person died and at least six others were injured as a small section of the Easter expressway flyover collapsed in Shanti Nagar in Wadala on Thursday.

As per the primary information the mishap took place at around 10:45 pm.

Workers at the construction site were launching a girder on the under-construction elevated road when it collapsed, trapping several labourers in the debris. A truck, parked underneath the flyover, was completely smashed.

Officials attached to the Wadala Truck Terminal police station said the injured were rushed to Sion Hospital and KEM Hospital, with three of the six being grievously injured.
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