Two injured in Pujut flyover collapse

Pictures of the collapsed flyover in Pujut, Sungai Miri went viral on social media today.

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MIRI, Dec 13: Construction work on the Pujut Bypass Bridge has been suspended temporarily after a portion of the structure heading from Vista Perdana to Eastwood collapsed today.

According to Sarawak Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin, two welders were referred to Miri General Hospital with light injuries where they are being treated as outpatients. Both are in stable condition.

“An investigation has been carried out immediately by engineers from Miri Public Works department (JKR) to determine the actual cause of the incident,” said Lee.

Photos have gone viral on social media of the collapsed part of the flyover project which is a part of Pan Borneo. —DayakDaily