Bridge struck by boat collapses into river in northern Brazil

7 April 2019
2019-04-07 14:29

Part of a bridge over the Moju River in Brazil's Para state collapsed early on Saturday, potentially affecting shipment of grains such as soybeans and corn through northern ports, local authorities and an agribusiness consultant said. The bridge fell after it was hit by a boat, Governor said on Twitter.

two vehicles were crossing the bridge at the time of the collision.  He said that was not the first time such an accident has occurred. According to rescue workers, no crew or documents from the boat were found on the scene. The number of casualties was unclear.

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