The authorities of the Amur region called the cause of the bridge collapse in Free

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in Photobacterium MOE. Archival photoThe authorities of the Amur region called the cause of the bridge collapse in Free© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Road bridge collapsed on the TRANS-Siberian railway in the Amur region-Free, due to the fact that it was driving a heavy truck, told journalists in a press-service of the regional government.

Earlier MOE reported that two spans of the viaduct collapsed on the railroad tracks in the town of Svobodny in the Amur region, injured the truck driver, who at this moment was driving over the bridge, he was hospitalized.

«In 10.33 (04.33 GMT) in the Free struck the superstructure of the overpass over the main road from the TRANS-Siberian railway street Mikhailo-chesnokovskaya, connecting the Central part of the city with zaliniine part. According to preliminary information, the incident caused by passing of loaded trucks,» the authorities said.

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