Four Feared Dead As Kwara State Bridge Collapses After Heavy Downpour

Four people have been reported dead after a bridge collapsed at Oko-erin, Ilorin, Kwara State due to a heavy downfall on Saturday Night.

A car carrying three passengers was on the bridge when it collapsed, according to an eyewitness, who spoke with SaharaReporters

The driver and passengers dived into the canal and died before they could be rescued. 

“The bridge collapsed around 10pm on Saturday night because of heavy downfall. The driver was on the bridge when it tore apart and they fell into the canal.

“They died because they could not get help as people don’t have means of rescuing them, we had to standby and expect the emergency team to come.”

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Four Feared Dead As Kwara State Bridge Collapses After Heavy Downpour
Four Feared Dead As Kwara State Bridge Collapses After Heavy Downpour
Four Feared Dead As Kwara State Bridge Collapses After Heavy Downpour
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