Lamp post collapses near Tambaram flyover, creates traffic jam

The lamp post fell on the East Tambaram wing, but luckily there were no casualties as no vehicles were passing during the incident.
Lamp post collapses near Tambaram flyover, creates traffic jam

CHENNAI: Tension prevailed in Tambaram after a lamp post was uprooted in the flyover on Thursday. Luckily, there were no casualties.

On Thursday around 12.30 pm, the lamp post, which was fixed in the Tambaram flyover, got uprooted and fell on the road. The lamp post fell on the East Tambaram wing, but luckily there were no casualties as no vehicles were passing during the incident.

The Tambaram police and corporation workers who rushed to the spot cleared the area. The officials are investigating how the lamp post was broken and also checking the strength of other lamp posts in the flyover. It is noted that in a similar incident on Sunday a 30-year-old motorist died after the signboard fell on him while he was travelling on GST Road near Alandur Metro Railway station.

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