In Kiev, the barge with a drunken crew almost took the pedestrian bridge activist

One of the activists of Automaidan son of ex-defense Minister Alexey Gritsenko said that a few days ago in Kiev because of the actions of the crew of the barge was nearly damaged a pedestrian bridge.

About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.

“And you know, the citizens that the day before yesterday (December 13 – ed.) we almost lost the foot bridge? The barge, fully loaded with sand, struck a stone embankment around the support. Well, that blow was not very strong,“ the message reads.

According to preliminary data, it was a barge SOBI.

Eyewitnesses say that the crew was drunk. But, according to the official version, one crew member slept and the second was bad.


KSCA acknowledged that a barge crashed into a bridge support. Also has video from the scene of the incident.

“At the pillar on 13 December, an incident occurred with a cargo ship… balansoderzhatel buildings CP Kievavtodormost together with Scientific-production enterprise “Bridge center” after the incident, conducted a preliminary study of the Park pedestrian bridge. Destruction of buildings has not found”, – stated in the message.

We will remind, in October in the Kherson region, in the waters of the Kakhovka reservoir drowned propelled barge Alexander Zhitnik, from which the water spilled petroleum products.