Bailey bridge in Tangail collapses
Published : Monday, 12 October, 2020 at 11:42 AM Count : 234
A bailey bridge on the Basail-Tangail road collapsed while a sand-laden truck was crossing the bridge.
The accident took place around 10:45pm in the River Langulia in Nakasim area under Basail upazila in Tangail district, Basail Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Harunur Rashid confirmed.
The truck driver managed to got down from the vehicle but his assistant was stuck inside it.
Later, the members of Fire Service and Civil Defence rescued the assistant from the truck.
The rescue operation is still on there.
The communication of Basail and Sakhipur upazilas with Tangail district town got disconnected after the incident.