Under-construction flyover collapses in Mumbai; At least 14 injured

Under construction flyover in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex collapses injuring at least 14 people. All the injured were taken to civic-run VN Desai Hospital and they are in stable condition, said the disaster control cell of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. The injured is said to be stable and no loss of life or missing person reported so far, officials said.

The incident took place at 4.30 am IST on September 17 and the under-construction flyover was connecting Bandra Kurla complex main road and Santa Cruz-Chembur link road. The rescue works were carried out by Personnel of the police and fire departments in the city.

According to the disaster management cell, the construction work was being undertaken by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).  The construction of the flyover was done to reduce the congestion of traffic in the busy city. As per reports from ANI, Manjunath Singe, deputy commissioner of police said “There is no life loss and no person is missing.,”