6 women injured as footbridge collapses in Vizhinjam
Vizhinjam: In a freak accident, 6 women were injured when a portion of a footbridge collapsed at Punnakkulam here on Tuesday. Among the injured, three are in critical condition.
Sheeja, Shibi, Sreedevi, Sindhumol were admitted to the Medical College here and Sasikala and Santha were taken to Neyyattinkkara taluk hospital.
The incident took place around 9.30 am on Tuesday. The women who are MNREGS workers met with the accident while taking rest on the old footbridge.
The footbridge which was in a bad state has been left unused for many years.