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1 killed, 3 hurt in bridge collapse

A man was killed and three others were injured when a bridge at Veettoor, Muvattapuzha, collapsed on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Raman, a retired KSRTC officer.

Published: 01st March 2013 11:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2013 11:16 AM   |  A+A-

A man was killed and three others were injured when a bridge at Veettoor, Muvattapuzha, collapsed on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Raman, a retired KSRTC officer.

The incident took place while the people were   crossing the four-metre walkway between  Arivikkal Temple and Government L P School. Raman was crushed under a loose slab. Though he was rushed to the hospital, he was declared brought dead. The other injured are Raman’s wife Lakshmi, Krishnankutty, 60, and Savathri, 55. According to police, the bridge was old and not strong enough to support many persons.



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