Jakarta: A busy bridge collapsed on Saturday in central Indonesia, killing at least three people and injuring 17 others as a bus, cars and motorcycles crashed into the river below, police and witnesses said.
Captain Syafii Nafsikin said search and rescue teams rushed to the scene. Survivors, swimming to shore, were screaming in panic.
The sprawling, 700-metre bridge built to resemble the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco linked the towns of Tenggarong and Samarinda in East Kalimantan province.
It was clogged with traffic when the accident occurred, Syaiful, a witness, told local television station TVOne. ...more
08:33 PM, Nov 26, 2011