Mumbai: Fourteen people sustained minor injuries after a portion of a flyover under construction collapsed in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla complex in early friday.
According to a fire brigade official, the incident was reported at 4.40am. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital.
“A portion of an under-construction flyover connecting BKC main road and Santacruz–Chembur Link Road collapsed around 4.30am. Thirteen people have sustained minor injuries and have been shifted to a hospital. There is no loss of life and no person is missing,” said Manjunath Singe, DCP (Zone 8).
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) further stated that a total of 14 persons are injured. However, the condition of all the injured persons is stable.
Visuals shared by news agency ANI showed police personnel and fire departments on the spot as the rescue work is underway.
Maharashtra: A portion of an under-construction flyover collapses in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex, injuring some labourers; police & fire brigade are at the spot. Details awaited. pic.twitter.com/2GxqLKo5Bb
— ANI (@ANI) September 17, 2021
There has been no loss of life and no person is missing due to the collapse, Deputy Commissioner Of Police Manjunath Singe told news agency ANI.
The flyover is located at MTNL junction in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) and will connect the complex’s main road and Santa Cruz- Chembur link road. The construction work of the flyover is being undertaken by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).