At least 14 people were injured after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex this morning.
All those who were injured were rushed to a nearby hospital and their condition is stable, the city’s civic body- the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or the BMC – said in statement, news agency ANI reported.
The flyover collapsed at around 4.40 am.
Visuals shared by news agency ANI captured the chaos at the accident site amid rescue operations.
#WATCH | Nine people sustained minor injuries & were taken to a nearby hospital after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex at around 4:40 am today, as per a fire brigade official present at the spot
(Latest visuals from the spot) pic.twitter.com/Ddrzw0uzT5
— ANI (@ANI) September 17, 2021
No person is missing, and no loss of life has been reported so far, police officer Manjunath Singe told ANI.
The flyover is being constructed 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).
Further details are awaited.