22 Dead after overpass collapses in Kolkata, India

March 31, 2016 2:59 PM

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22 Dead after overpass collapses in Kolkata, India

NEW DELHI (CNN) -- An overpass collapsed Thursday in the Indian city of Kolkata, crushing vehicles below it, killing at least 22 people and leaving dozens more missing, authorities said.

Maj. Gen. Anurag Gupta, from India's National Disaster Management Authority, told CNN early Thursday evening that authorities didn't then know how many people were driving across the bridge when it fell or how many more remained trapped.

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