Under-construction flyover collapses in Darjeeling district of West Bengal

A portion of an under-construction flyover came crashing down at Phansidewa in Darjeeling district today without injuring anybody, police said. The incident happened near Kanthibhita in Phansidewa town along the National Highway 31D.

Fiur laning of the highway is presently going on in the stretch which is a part of the East-West corridor envisaged under National Highways Development Project – Phase II, and is a vital link for connectivity to the North East.

An investigation into the incident is underway, said a National Highway Authority of India representative.

Source: Financial Express