12 Jul 2017

Fiji bridge collapse leaves thousands stranded

9:29 am on 12 July 2017

In Fiji, a wooden bridge in Maururu, Ba has collapsed cutting off access to thousands of students and people.

According to pictures shared on Facebook, a truck ended up in the river.

The Fiji Roads Authority said the Maururu bridge was closed to all traffic and a team was identifying temporary access and scoping works for repair or replacement.

The FRA said it would provide an update on how they plan to proceed with repairs.