Thursday, 24 Jan 2019

One people killed when bridge connecting Babat-Widang collapsed


Bridge collapsedBridge collapsed - The collapse of the bridge connecting Babat Lamongan to Widang Tuban caused one people died at the scene. Tuesday, April 17th 2018 at 11:28 am local time.

Tuban Police Chief, Sutrisno JR said one victim was found dead in the river and in the evacuation process. "One victim has been evacuated from the water" Sutrisno told the media crew.

According to Police Chief of Tuban, there are two victims who are confirmed. One has been evacuated in dead condition.” One more we are still evacuating because of stuck in truck sand”

As a result of this incident, traffic from Babat to Widang and vice versa diverted because only one bridge next to the East side that can be used.

While the cause of the bridge collapsed, the police are still investigating the cause of the bridge collapsed.

"For the Widang bridge, there is still a bridge that can be used, but the one-way is used for two directions, because the density is too high, so it is coordinated, so there are some vehicles that are redirected to Bojonegoro."

It is known that the collapsed bridge has a length of about 15 to 20 meters. While the width of the bridge was about 8 meters, and was located on the west side of the twin bridges.


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