Highway bridge collapses during rush hours in China due to lorry carrying 170 tonnes of steel

Mail Online | 10/11/2019 | Tracy You For Mailonline
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Three people have been killed and another two have been injured after a highway bridge collapsed during rush hours in eastern China.

The flyover in Wuxi fell apart yesterday evening when cars and trucks were driving on and underneath it, footage released by state media shows.

Overpass - Way - Lorry - Tonnes - Steel

The major overpass gave way after a lorry carrying more than 170 tonnes of steel had driven onto it, Chinese media reported.

The fatal accident took place at around 6pm yesterday, the local authority of Wuxi said on its official social media account.

Cars - Trucks - Bridge

Three cars and two trucks were driving on the bridge when it crumbled all of sudden.

Another three cars were underneath the structure and were crushed by the debris, the authority said.

Investigation - Way

Official investigation is under way.

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