Mumbai Andheri road overbridge collapse Highlights: Part of a road overbridge collapsed in Andheri West on Tuesday morning. Part of the Gokhale bridge, a crossing which connects Andheri East to West, gave in at around 7.30 am. The Mumbai Fire Brigade, city police and ambulance services were deployed at the site to remove the debris. At least five people suffered injuries, two are critical.
Due to the collapse, slow and fast trains on the Western Line have been halted. Traffic has been temporarily suspended below and above the bridge as well. Trains are likely to resume on that stretch of the Western Line only at 3 pm.
In pictures | Five injured in Andheri bridge collapse
The Mumbai Police tweeted, “Part of Gokhale Bridge, connecting Andheri East to West has collapsed affecting the overhead wires too. Trains on the western line are affected. BMC, Fire Brigade as well as RPF Staff & Officers are deputed on spot for support. Traffic above & below the bridge is stopped for now.”