Grayston Bridge Collapse On M1 Highway Leaves 2 Dead and 17 Injured

Posted by Heisenberg 2018 years ago in News
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Two people tragically died while 17 others were injured. The bridge‚ situated near the Grayston off-ramp near Sandton‚ collapsed as late afternoon rush hour traffic began building up on the highway. Several cars were believed to have been stationary‚ stuck in traffic‚ when the bridge fell. Reports from motorists on the highway indicated that steel girders had pierced car roofs‚ trapping those inside. ER24 spokesman Chitra Bodasing said that they were dispatching additional paramedics from the city and its surrounding areas. “The situation is fluid. Paramedics are battling on the scene‚ treating patients and trying to stabilise those that they are treating. More paramedics are being sent to the scene to help in assisting other motorists who are injured.” The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Parks Tau is currently on route to the site of the incident to establish the facts first han

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