Kim Calpong Desk
CANACONA: A couple miraculously escaped early Thursday morning/early morning after their Jeep was lucky enough to hang from a concrete railing on the side of the Dumanée Bridge on the road that connects Canacona to Agonda.
Even if a Jeep with a burst front tie on the right side hung over the broken concrete railing of Dumanet’s culvert bridge, both occupants would have had to jump out of the Jeep at serious risk of falling down a creek/gorge. bottom.
Sources said the jeep, with registration number HP 39E 3308, had come from Agonda and was heading towards Canacona/Palorem when, just before reaching for the culvert bridge on the sharp turn in Dumanée, the jeep that had been over the ditch slammed into the side. hit a concrete railing. He hooked his front tire to prevent the fall. The driver reportedly attributed the accident to a burst tire.
The source further said that the couple took great pains to notice the danger coming out of the jeep and told the hotel (where they were staying).
Later in the day, after calling for a mini-crane, the jeep was successfully pulled over.
You may recall that the Dumanet Bridge is often featured in the news of vehicles crossing the ditch due to its sharp turns. However, after PWD came up with his Speakbreakers/humps on both sides of the channel and built concrete slab railings over the culvert, accidents decreased.