Siliguri: A bridge collapsed on Friday morning in Fashideoya of Siliguri. The driver managed to escape the place. police are on spot.
The locals complained that, the bridge in a bad condition since long time. This is the one of the used bridge, close to border area. So those who lives in those village have to take the bridge to enter their village. Now they are in a no communication zone till the administration starts the reformation process as the truck is hanging.
Reportedly, this is the only communication route between Chathat-Fashideoya. People are mostly dependable on agriculture so the bridge has a tremendous use. the villagers wooried over the critical situation after the collapse.
The picture is saying that not only in Kolkata but throughout West Bengal many bridges are in bad condition which demands immediate reformation to avoid big incidents. Locals are saying goods truck do not move in the bridge. But lack of reformation is the main reason behind the accident.
West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb said, “I am going to the spot. the bridge comes under Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad, I will comment on the incident after supervise the situation.”
Train services have been shut down soon after the Majherhaat bridge collapsed on Tuesday evening. The Budge budge train line is just under the bridge. All train services in the Sealdah division has been shut down as a result. The Majherhaat station is just beside the Majerhaat bridge. The railway officials have also reached the spot. A large portion of the bridge fell down trapping several vehicles including cars, mini-bus under it.