People Injured As Bridge Collapses In Osun State
At Oke-osun in Iragbiji, the headquarters of Boripe Local Government Area in Osun State, a bridge collapsed, injuring two people.
It was learned that the bridge fell on Wednesday, August 31, as a passenger-carrying commercial motorcycle was traveling the impacted area.
Reporters heard from an eyewitness on Thursday who said that the people in the area saved the victims and took them to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Acting Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Mrs Kehinde Adeleke, who confirmed the story stated that the injured ones are responding to treatment.
According to the acting public relations officer of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Mrs. Kehinde Adeleke, who corroborated the report, she said the injured are responding to treatment.
“On Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 we gathered a report of the sudden collapse of a bridge at Oke-osun area, along Boripe local government secretariat, Iragbiji,” Adeleke said.
“The said bridge collapsed at the time when a commercial motorcyclist and a female passenger were on the bridge, the people around rendered help and the woman was rescued along with the motorcyclist. None of them died but they were seriously injured. The bone of the woman’s leg got broken while the bike man was severely cut.
“Two of them were rushed to the hospital where they are presently receiving treatment. That particular area has been demarcated.”