On Monday, June 22, a truck carrying a plane was crossing a bridge in the Pithoragarh area. The 12-meter-long bridge was built in 2009 and had a load capacity of 18 tons. The weight of the two heavy vehicles was close to 26 tons.
Heavy machinery The towing truck collapsed just inches from the other end. The truck driver and machine operator have been admitted to Munsyar Hospital for treatment.
According to officials, about fifteen villages’ transit route across the border was interrupted by the collapse. The construction of the new bridge is estimated to take more than 15 days.