ABC 7pm news Westgate Bridge collapse 1970

Australian Broadcasting Commission1970

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

“Rescuers worked all afternoon and far into the night, always in horrifying conditions, often in peril of death or injury themselves. A fire broke out as a result of spilled diesel oil igniting; while quickly extinguished, the fire added to the difficulties of rescue work… All that was humanly possible to save life and mitigate the suffering of the injured was undoubtedly done.”

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  • Title: ABC 7pm news Westgate Bridge collapse 1970
  • Creator: Australian Broadcasting Commission
  • Date Created: 1970

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