Taiwanese Suspension Bridge Suddenly Collapses as Truck Crosses
FatEarther Published 10/01/2019 in feels
Two people were killed and 20 were injured Tuesday after a landmark bridge collapsed on top of three boats in Taiwan.
The Nanfangao Bridg which opened in 1998, is a 460-foot long suspension brdige, buckled just hours after a typhoon hit the island. State-run media reported that a bridge pier collapsed, but it's not yet known if the typhoon was a factor in the collapse.
An oil tanker truck that was on the bridge as it collapsed caught fire. The driver was one of several who were hospitalized.
Here's an alternate angle of the bridge collapse: