Crane hits bridge in Cairo, causes traffic jam 
Crane hits bridge in Cairo, causes traffic jam 
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CAIRO: A crane fell on a bridge in northwest Cairo while placing a boat on the river dock, leaving no casualties, according to Youm7.

“The collision collapsed a railing on the bridge, and felled a light post,” Mostafa Helmy, the director of North Cairo Traffic department, told Youm7.

 

Picture of damages in a bridge after hit by a crane

Picture of damages in a bridge after hit by a crane

 

 

Pictures of the crane turned over in the middle of the street, and damages to the fence of the bridge were provided by Mohamed Meza, a reader who sent the pictures via Youm7’s WhatsApp service.

 

Picture of crane flipped over in the middle of street in Cairo

Picture of crane flipped over in the middle of street in Cairo

 

 

The fallen crane against the bridge

The fallen crane against the bridge

 

 

crane lifted and placed on the side of the road

Crane lifted and placed on the side of the road

The accident caused a traffic jam up the bridge, and security forces closed surrounding roads to lift the crane.

The driver of the crane, who is a resident of the area, was arrested and referred to prosecution for investigations.

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