At least two dead in collapse of bridge in SW France


At least two people, a girl ages 15 and a truck driver, are reported to have died on Monday when their vehicles fell into the River Tarn during the collapse, for as yet undertermined reasons, of a narrow bridge at a spot about 30 kilometres north of Touluse, south-west France.

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A 15-year-old girl was killed after a suspension bridge over a river in south-west France collapsed, causing a car, a truck and possibly a third vehicle to plunge into the water, local authorities said, reports The Guardian.