US News: Norway: A bridge collapses, two vehicles fall into water

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 To save the dry flowers of Colmar, the mayor asks to pour the © Copyright 2022 planters, the Obs in the midst of a dry crisis, the mayor of Colmar has only one idea At the head: save flowers from its very touristy city . Faced with watering prohibitions, Eric Straumann (LR) prompted this Thursday, August 11, the population and restaurateurs to water themselves the planters and floral massifs of public spaces, even if it means resorting to "carafe funds", to "answer to administrative absurdity ”. Desalination, pumping of lakes, tanker trucks ...

A road bridge collapsed Monday morning in southern Norway. A car and a truck fell into the water. The incident made no victim. View onononews

Le pont de Tretten qui s'est effondré en Norvège, le lundi 15 août 2022. © Geir Olsen / NTB The Pont de Tretten which collapsed in Norway, Monday August 15, 2022. A road bridge collapsed Monday morning in southern Norway. A car and a truck fell into the water. The incident made no victim.

The scene is impressive. Monday morning, a wooden road bridge in southern Norway collapsed, causing with it a truck and a car.

Quickly dispatched on the spot, the emergency services and the police noticed any victim.

The driver of the car was able to quickly put himself safe; The truck driver was helicopter, the truck having remained blocked on a section of the bridge raised in almost vertical position.

inaugurated in 2012, the wooden bridge almost 150 m long connects the west bank of the Laagen river and the village of Tretten.

The Norwegian Automobile Federation said that the bridge had been checked in 2021, causing concerns about the safety of these bridges. Norway has a dozen similar works.

Local authorities have opened an investigation to establish the reasons for subsidence of the bridge.

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