Two cars damaged in mishap at Metro site

The shifting of a reinforcement cage at a Metro work site on Bannerghatta road led to an accident in which two vehicles were damaged.

Published: 07th April 2018 06:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th April 2018 06:35 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The shifting of a reinforcement cage at a Metro work site on Bannerghatta road led to an accident in which two vehicles were damaged. The incident occurred around 11:50 pm on Thursday. No one was injured, BMRCL officials said.

The incident occurred near the station located at the Indian Institute of Management, pile number P 8/5 when a 12 m-long reinforcement cage was being lifted with the help of a rig. The cage had been secured but a welded joint failed and the cage fell on the road. “The contractor has been asked to submit a detailed investigation report and it will be examined by BMRCL safety engineer for action,” the official said.

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