VORONEZH, Nov. 21. / Tass /. The dynamic impact of trucks crossing the bridge could cause the collapse of the bridges across the Savala River in the Ternovsky district of the Voronezh region. This TASS was reported by the head of the contracting authority Mostostroy, who repaired the Alexey Kochetkov Bridge.
The incident occurred on Wednesday at 16:30 in Moscow near Bratki, 20 km from the Kursk-Borisoglebsk-Ternovka highway. Part of the repaired bridge collapsed when two stalls were driving. During the collapse, six people were injured, including car and installer drivers "Mostostroy" from Tambov.
"They [водители] they were transported overloaded four times, they were driving two wagons with trailers and sewn sides. And the dynamic impact has caused a collapse of one span and everyone else has fallen, "said Kochetkov, elementary."
Previously, it was reported that, according to the police, the cause of the collapse was the excess of permissible load on the bridge.
Emergency and amateur video photos posted on the internet along the river banks show that trucks have fallen on both sides of the bridge. Rescuers helped the victims at the time of shooting. Also saw collapsed concrete floors. As mentioned, the length of the damaged span is approximately 120 meters.
According to the contractor, the workers who suffered as a result of the collapse of the bridge were insured.
"My representative is there now [на месте происшествия] is located. There are four of our victims, they are in a hospital in Borisoglebsk, but they are all mild <…> All of our employees are insured, "he said.
Earlier, a representative of the Borisoglebsk hospitals reception unit told TASS that three of the six victims were in serious condition with fractures and head injuries. Three other men in a state of mild gravity were hospitalized at the Ternovsk District Hospital Surgery Department.
The incident took place on Wednesday at 16:30 in Moscow near Bratki, Ternovsky, on 20 km of the Kursk-Borisoglebsk-Ternovka highway. Part of the bridge collapsed when the two Kamazs crossed the Savala River over the bridge where repairs were made. Six people were injured when a 120 meter span collapsed, including truck drivers and plumbers of the Mostostroy of Tambov. According to the police, the cause of the collapse was to exceed the maximum permissible load on the bridge.
The bridge across the Sawala River was built in 1970 and has never been thoroughly repaired since then. In September, on the order of the regional government on the bridge, the Mostostroy-based Tambov-based repairer began repairs, due to be completed by October 2019. The contract value was about 126 million rubles. After the collapse of the movement, the span is closed, the car stream sent to the circuit via the Ertil Regional Center.