The victim in the collapse of the bridge in the Amur region will be transferred for treatment in Blagoveshchensk

© Photo : emergencies Ministry of Russia of Emergency recovery work at the site of collapsed bridge in city Free the Amur regionThe victim in the collapse of the bridge in the Amur region will be transferred for treatment in Blagoveshchensk© Photo : emergencies Ministry of Russia

Truck driver injured in the collapse of the viaduct in the city Free the Amur region, will be transferred for treatment in Blagoveshchensk, told RIA Novosti the uncle of the victim Arsene Kspoyan.

Tuesday’s 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 Free with zaliniine part. At this time, the bridge passed the truck. The driver, a man born in 1970, with a broken leg, a bruise of a thorax and a fractured foot and was hospitalized in traumatologic office of hospital Svobodnenskaya.

«The truck belongs to me, driving was my nephew, carried ASG (sand-gravel mix — ed.). The leg was operated on already, on Monday in the regional centre transport, will continue to operate, the foot will be assembled,» said Xoan.

He did not specify how much the truck weighed. «We need to think about what the bridge could drive the bus with children», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Amur center of civil protection and fire safety on Wednesday said that collapsed two spans of the viaduct with a length of 25 meters. The overpass connected the city centre with part of the Free, beyond the railway, there are about 10 thousand people and is the hospital. SC opened a criminal case under article «Negligence».

The viaduct was built in 1982, it was decided to dismantle. In the Amur region after the state of emergency imposed the state of emergency of regional significance. The authorities has named the preliminary cause of the collapse, in their view, the viaduct partially collapsed due to passage of heavy trucks. The Governor of the Amur region, Vasily Orlov said that the mass of the truck exceeds 44 tonnes.

On Tuesday the government of the Amur region reported that the construction of the new bridge is collapsed you will need no less than two billion rubles.