Mumbai CST Station Footover Bridge Collapse Live Updates: 5 dead, many injured
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 Lakh for the families of those who died in the incident. A compensation of Rs 50,000 each will be given to the injured, the state government will provide for their treatment
A foot over bridge (FOB) connecting the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) platform 1 north end with BT Lane near Times of India building has collapsed. Around 23 people have been injured in the incident until now. The injured persons are being treated at St George Hospital, Fort. The commuters have been asked to use alternate routes. Senior officers are on spot.
Here's what the Mumbai Police tweeted on the incident:
Foot over bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed. Injured persons are being shifted to hospitals. Traffic affected. Commuters to use alternate routes. Senior officers are on spot.— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) March 14, 2019
Mumbai police have diverted the traffic. Commuters have been asked to avoid JJ flyover, Fort, Crawford Market. Traffic has come to a standstill. Many people are feared to be trapped under debris. No official count as yet. A huge crowd has gathered at the site of the accident.
Here's what ANI tweeted:
Latest update: Two people have died, and 23 injured people have been injured so far.
Latest Update: Four people have died in the incident so far. According to BMC, 17 injured people have been admitted at St George Hospital with 2 people dead. While 11 injured have been rushed to G T Hospital, two feared dead.
#UPDATE Disaster Management Unit (DMU) of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation): Four people have died in the incident where part of a foot over bridge near CSMT railway station collapsed. #Mumbai pic.twitter.com/3hojDGKrbL— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Here's what the Ministry of Railways said about the incident:
Ministry of Railways on part of foot over bridge in Mumbai collapse incident: The bridge was of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation). However, we're extending all our supports to the victims. Railway doctors & personnel are cooperating with BMC in relief & rescue operations. pic.twitter.com/Ut6jQkSFVi— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Here's the helpline number to St George Hospital:
4 people dead and several injured. As the rescue operations are underway here is the helpline for— mid-day (@mid_day) March 14, 2019
St George 022-22620242. #MumbaiBridgeCollapse #cstbridgecollapse @journofaizan @AnuragANK @patel_bhupen @Swathirishi @rajtoday @AdityaGonsalves
Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde reacts to the CSTM bridge collapse. Here's what he had to say:
Maha Min Vinod Tawde: A slab of the bridge had collapsed. Railways&BMC will conduct an inquiry into its maintenance. Bridge wasn't in a bad condition, it required minor repairs for which work was underway. Why was it not closed until the work was completed, it'll also be probed. pic.twitter.com/kkPYIMtNug— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Latest update: Five people feared dead, reports ANI.
#UPDATE Disaster Management Unit (DMU) of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation): Five people have died in the incident where part of a foot over bridge near CSMT railway station collapsed. #Mumbai pic.twitter.com/juiLAQZOvk— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Here's how Maharasthra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reacted to the incident.
Pained to hear about the FOB incident near TOI building in Mumbai.— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) March 14, 2019
Spoke to BMC Commissioner and @MumbaiPolice officials and instructed to ensure speedy relief efforts in coordination with @RailMinIndia officials.
Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde announced that the state will provide for the treatment of the injured...We will give further update to you as and when we get information.
Mumbai police: The number of injured has risen to 36, including 2 people critically injured.
Here's the list of the number of injured people who are taken to St. George hospital.
List of injured people who are taken to St. George hospital. Have a look and help family. @mid_day @rpfcr @RailwaySeva @Central_Railway @CMOMaharashtra @Dev_Fadnavis #MumbaiBridgeCollapse pic.twitter.com/iiBuOgN23Q— Suraj Ojha (@surajojhaa) March 14, 2019
Here's how Prime Minister Narendra Modi reacted to the CSTM bridge collapse:
Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to the foot overbridge accident in Mumbai. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. Wishing that the injured recover at the earliest. The Maharashtra Government is providing all possible assistance to those affected.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 14, 2019
The rescue operation is underway. NDRF and Mumbai police team along with the dog squad is also present at the spot. The toll is likely to rise:
Mumbai: A team of NDRF and dog squad also present at the spot where portion of a foot over bridge near CSMT railways station collapsed earlier this evening. 5 people have died, 36 injured. Toll is likely to rise. pic.twitter.com/KxR4uxQ7BC— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Around five people have lost their lives in the incident so far. Here's a list of the names of the people who have lost their lives in the CST bridge collapse:
Update on #MumbaiBridgeCollapse via @AnuragANK -— mid-day (@mid_day) March 14, 2019
36 injured (02 serious), Names of the 5 deceased people are as follows:
Apoorva Prabhu F/35
Ranjana Tambe F/40
Zahid Shiraj Khan M/32
Sarika Kulkarni F/35
Tapendra Singh M/35
May their souls RIP.
A taxi driver who was on his way from Churchgate to Mahim along with a customer escaped unhurt, reports Faizan Khan
Taxi driver Mohammed Akhtar Ansari along with a female passenger escape unhurt in #MumbaiBridgeCollapse .Akhtar was on his way from #churchgate to #Mahim, part of bridge fell on his cab. @mid_day @patel_bhupen @MumbaiPolice @CPMumbaiPolice @MCGM_BMC @DisasterMgmtBMC pic.twitter.com/ev4A2nsRIN— Faizan ÙÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÛÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂØ¶Ø§ÙÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ Ø®Ø§ÙÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ (@journofaizan) March 14, 2019
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis: Ex-gratia of Rs 5 Lakh each will be given to the families of those who died in the incident and compensation of Rs 50,000 each will be given to the injured, state govt will provide for their treatment, reports ANI.
Maharashtra CM: It's unfortunate. I've ordered for a high level inquiry. A structural audit of the bridge had earlier been done&it was found to be fit. Even after that if such incident happened, it raises question on the audit. Inquiry will be done. Strictest action will be taken pic.twitter.com/h7qHQXKWqb— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Here's the latest update from Disaster Management Unit of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai:
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar arrives at St George Hospital to meet the people who were injured in the CST station foot over bridge collapse.
Injured people are shifted to the following hospitals, reports Disaster Management Unit of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh calls the CST bridge collapse a 'horrible tragedy'. Here's what Riteish had to say about the CST station foot-over bridge collapse:
What a horrible tragedy.. so sad to know that many have lost lives. My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones & prayers for the injured. This #MumbaiBridgeCollapse should have been avoided. This negligence is unpardonable.— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) March 14, 2019
Here's what Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had to say about the CST foot-over bridge collapse:
CM @Dev_Fadnavis on #MumbaiBridgeCollapse: “It's unfortunate. I've ordered for a high level inquiry. A structural audit of the bridge found to be fit. Even after that if such incident happened, it raises question on the audit. Inquiry will be done. Strictest action will be taken” pic.twitter.com/FH38lw0EF2— mid-day (@mid_day) March 14, 2019
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant reaches St George hospital to meet the people injured in the CST foot-over bridge collapse:
Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant reaches St George hospital to meet the people injured in the incident where part of a foot over bridge near CSMT railway station collapsed earlier this evening. pic.twitter.com/TdKmG5TXwU— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
The collapse of a foot Overbridge in Mumbai is deeply saddening. My thoughts are with the families who lost their loved ones in this accident. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) March 14, 2019
Jahid Siraj Khan, 32, a resident of Nityanand Nagar, Ghatkopar lost his life in the CST foot-over bridge collapse while his father is injured and treated at the hospital, reports Anuraag Kamble.
Jahid Siraj Khan,32, resident of Nityanand Nagar, Ghatkopar. Jahid used to sell waist belts near Ghatkopar railway station. Jahid had gone to Crawford Market for buying belts with his father. Jahid lost his life in #MumbaiBridgeCollapse his father is injured@mid_day pic.twitter.com/uaAxMPT39I— Anuraag Kamble (@AnuragANK) March 14, 2019
Here is a list of all the 32 people injured in the CST foot-over bridge collapse so far:
LIVE UPDATE on the CST Bridge Collapse.— mid-day (@mid_day) March 14, 2019
Here is a list of all the 32 people injured due to the #MumbaiBridgeCollapse. They’ve been admitted in the near by hospitals. Let’s pray for their speedy recovery. @journofaizan @MCGM_BMC @MumbaiPolice @CMOMaharashtra @Dev_Fadnavis pic.twitter.com/Kf9CAyUS4z
Congress leader, Milind Deora reacts on Mumbai foot over bridge collapse: If the govt wants to send a message to the common Mumbaikars that this won't happen again then they should immediately lodge an FIR under IPC Section 302 which amounts to murder, against the concerned officers & auditors, reports ANI.
"I convey my deepest condolences to the next of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident. I pray for the speedy recovery of all those who have been injured in the incident", says CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor, Maharashtra on CST foot-over bridge collapse, reports Anuraag Kamble.
Dr. Ranjit Patil, MoS Home, Maharashtra says, Footover bridge near ToI Mumbai collapsing is a tragic incident. CM has immediately called for a meeting with BMC commissioner and Railway Ministry. Taking the injured to safety is of utmost importance and it is being done at a war-level, reports ANI.
Dr. Mukund Tayade, GT hospital Medical Superintendent gives the latest developments on those injured at the hospital:
Dr Mukund Tayade, GT hospital Medical Superintendent: We have received 2 bodies, both of them were nurses at this hospital. Body of one more nurse is at St George Hospital. 14 injured have been admitted here, 1 of them has been shifted to JJ Hospital for a neurosurgery. pic.twitter.com/0XyuM6Liro— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Actress Priya Malik reacts on the CST foot-over bridge collapse incident:
Waiting for the day the government takes responsibility for its actions. Apna time aayega?#MumbaiBridgeCollapse— Priya Sometimes (@PriyaSometimes) March 14, 2019
Here's the latest update from GT hospital by Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan, reports ANI.
Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan after meeting the injured at GT Hospital: There is sufficient no.of doctors here, the experts are here. There is sufficient blood available in the blood bank. Accountability will come next, our priority is to cater to the injured first. #Mumbai pic.twitter.com/CXy1T3C6Zh— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
NDRF team was withdrawn from the accident spot at 10.34 pm after the completion of the rescue operation. 5 people have died and 36 have been injured in the incident where part of a foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed in Mumbai earlier this evening, reports ANI.
Here are a few photos of the incident:
A picture of the collapsed foot-over-bridge.
Pics Ashish Raje
Pic Anurag Kamble
Following the incident, Mumbai Police to register a case in the incident where a portion of a foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed earlier this evening, reports ANI.
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Mumbai CST station footover bridge collapse: Death toll rises