The Guangdong traffic police reported that at 9:20 on September 24, an incident occurred on the Zhongjiang Expressway, causing a traffic jam. The high-speed viaduct under construction in the section between Jiangmen and Zhongshan collapsed.

The video from the scene shows the bridge suddenly collapsed on a truck. There are currently no reports of casualties, and authorities are investigating the incident.

Netizens have also left many comments about this incident on Baidu. People prayed for the victim. Some netizens said that this is a tofu bridge.

In recent years, tofu dreg bridges constantly appear in the news. The bridges are of poor quality and collapse easily. It has become a thorny problem for Chinese society, attracting much public attention.

The last disaster occurred on August 14. A construction overpass in Deyang City, Sichuan province, abruptly collapsed and trapped workers. According to an official report, this accident left 1 person dead and 2 injured.
Statistics show that tofu bridges in China are nothing new. At least 37 bridges collapsed in mainland China between 2007 and 2012. Thirteen were under construction. The results leave great losses, at least 182 deaths, and 177 injured.

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