Monday 15 August 2022 04:25 PM Huge bridge crashes down into Norwegian river with drivers somehow surviving ... trends now
A bridge in Norway collapsed during rush hour this morning, sending a lorry and a car plunging into the water below.
Police were called just after 7.30am local time to attend the fallen Tretten Bridge, central Norway, which crosses the Gudbrandsdalslaagen River.
Both drivers were rescued and doing well, police said.
A helicopter was needed to pull the lorry driver out of his sunken vehicle, which sat in an almost vertical position on a collapsed section of the bridge raised at an angle out of the water.
The immense bridge made of wood and steel was built just a decade ago, but two vehicles fell as it collapsed earlier today
The driver of the car managed to get out of his vehicle and climb to safety by himself.
The nearly 150 metre-long bridge connects the west