Bailey bridge collapses under weight of trucks, helper killed

Bailey bridge collapses under weight of trucks, helper killed

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Dhaka – A helper of a truck was killed as two trucks plunged into a canal after breaking a bailey bridge at Gujighata on the Pirojpur-Mathbaria road in Mathbaria upazila of on Wednesday morning Unb news agency reported. Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately.
Officer-in-charge of Mathbaria Police Station Mustafizur Rahman said two stone-laden trucks were going to Mathbaria in the morning.
When the two vehicles reached a bridge at Gujighat, the bridge collapsed as it could not bear the weight of the trucks around 6:30am, leaving a helper of one of the trucks dead on the spot.
However, the drivers of the trucks managed to flee the scene, the OC added.

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