In the Dnipropetrovsk region under the truck collapsed bridge

The situation drew the attention of the President.

On may 20 around 10:30, in the village of Alekseyevka, Nikopol district, collapsed Alexeevsky bridge over the Gulf of Kakhovka reservoir. The incident occurred at a time when there was driving the truck MAN, reports the with reference to the Informant.

In a press-service gschs reported that as a result of accident nobody suffered.

Local residents immediately rushed to the wagon, trying to get into the cockpit to help the driver of the truck. The man was not injured, refused hospitalization. “The bridge was the only crossing to settlements Cover and Kapulivka. Now the journey will be a detour through Katerinovka or Starosadskii,” said local resident Alexander.

“This bridge has long resided in this state — he swayed, creaked and lost fragments. We have repeatedly appealed to the representatives of all levels of government, but there was no answer. A week ago we were “latecny” repair”, — said the resident of the village Larissa.

To the place called the police, SES and local authorities. The details of the incident are being investigated. Do not allow bystanders to the scene, in order to avoid injuries. From the car straight into the river pours out fuel.

Reference: the Length of the bridge is 120 meters height — 5 meters. Consists of seven reinforced concrete piers and six metal sections (length of one section is 20 meters). Collapsed one section. The weight of trucks of 20 tons, the vehicle was transporting metal construction.

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