Bogibeel Bridge Accident Video: 7-Year-Old Boy Critical After Being Hit by Speeding Car; Incident Caught on – LatestLY

Guwahati, December 29: In a terrible accident on the newly-inaugurated Bogibeel Bridge in Assam, a seven-year-old child was hit by a car when he tried to cross the road on the bridge. The incident was caught on camera by someone who was sitting inside the car that hit the child. The heart-wrenching video is going viral over the social media.
In the video, the child can be seen running from the fence towards the middle of the road where a car hits him. According to reports, the child was first taken to the Astha hospital and was then rushed to Assam Medical College, where he is said to be in a critical condition.
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The Bogibeel Bridge, India’s longest and Asia’s second longest railroad bridge, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, December 25. On Wednesday, two speeding cars coming from different directions collided with each other.
In the recent accident, the seven-year-old child, identified as Saurabh Moran of Tinsukia, is said to have been admitted to the ICU.
The Bogibeel bridge was inaugurated on the 94th birth anniversary of former premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The 4.94-kilometre long bridge has been constructed with an estimated cost of Rs 5,900 crore. Former PM HD Deve Gowda had laid the foundation stone of the double-decker bridge on January 22, 1997. The two-track rail bridge will decrease the travel time between Delhi and Dibrugarh by three hours and the journey from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh to Assam would reduce by four hours. This is the fourth bridge on Brahmaputra river.
The Bridge consists of two railway tracks and three lanes for road transportation; this is the longest railroad bridge in India.
(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Dec 29, 2018 12:39 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website
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