She sustained severe injuries on her spinal cord.
She has been admitted to Trichy Government Hospital,” a police source said.Police said that the slab on the pedestrian platform was in a damaged condition.The Trichy Fort police registered a case and were investigating.
A slab on the pedestrian platform on the bridge (on the National Highway-45) crumbled when Lalitha stepped on it, and she fell into the river.“Lalitha died on the spot.
Her daughter, who rushed to save her, apparently slipped into the same cavity.
TRICHY: A 46-year-old woman died after falling through a cavity on the pedestrian platform on the Cauvery Bridge here in the early hours on Tuesday.Police said Lalitha, wife of Sudhakar of Ambikapuram near Ariyamangalam, had fallen into the bone-dry river and died.Lalitha’s 20-year-old daughter, Monika, sustained severe injuries when she tried to rescue her mother.They were walking to Samayapuram to take part in the car festival at Mariamman temple there.
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