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Second Penang Bridge (flyover) collapsed

Second Penang Bridge collapsed!!

A section of the second Penang Bridge collapsed around 6:50pm in 6 June 2013. The flyover was under construction, at Batu Maung.

The section has a length of 30m, collapsed and cause a car buried under the debris.

“Construction works were ongoing when it happened but we have ordered immediate stop work on all construction works following the incident,” Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd (JKSB) public relations and communications department deputy manager Azizi Azizan said.

second Penang Bridge (flyover) collapsed

Penang Bridge collapsed

Penang flyover collapsed

Meanwhile, the Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said that as the bridge and the second Penang Bridge are of the same construction under a company, he urged minister to pay more concern.”

Updated : four vehicles were pressed under rubble and three people were killed. The rescue forces are trying to find trapped survivors.

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