Accident at Likhru River Bridge along Imphal Dimapur Highway: 2 accidents in 3 days claims 4 lives at same spot

Accident at Likhru River Bridge along Imphal Dimapur Highway: 2 accidents in 3 days claims 4 lives at same spot

Truck accident at Likhru River Bridge along Imphal Dimapur National Highway has claimed 4 lives. This is the second truck which fell over the river

Accident at Likhru River Bridge
Likhru River Bridge May 12 ,2022 Accident

Imphal, May 15 2022: In yet another truck accident in 3 days over the Likhru River, another driver and a helper of a truck transporting food grains for FCI were killed when the truck plunged into Likhru River gorge from a dilapidated bridge located between Makhan Tabio and Chakumei village, Senapati district today.

Drawing attention of the authority concerned to the dilapidated bridge, angry locals and truck drivers of Mao blocked the National Highway for some hours.

The road was opened after local MLA L Dikho give assurance to take all possible steps to develop Likhru Bridge at the earliest.

The local people said that the bandh will be reimposed if no tangible steps are taken on an urgent basis.

Accident at Likhru River Bridge
Likhru River Bridge Accident – 15 May 2022

The truck plunged into the Likhru river gorge and landed above another truck which was lying there since May 12 .

Another truck plunged into the same gorge from the same dilapidated bridge on May 12 killing the driver while the while the body of the helper was recovered only today.

The helper who was killed today was identified as Manoranjan Kumar of Champaran, Bihar. The driver who is only identified as Rajeshwor remained missing till the time of filing this report.