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Cause of M1 bridge collapse unknown - Murray & Roberts

Murray & Roberts has released a statement after the bridge collapse over the M1 in Sandton that killed at least two people.

The construction company said a support structure that was erected to enable the construction of a pedestrian bridge had collapsed, but the cause of the accident hadn't been established.

The exact cause of the incident is not known at this time. All of our incident response procedures have been initiated, our support services have been mobilised and relevant authorities have been advised. Emergency services are on site, any injuries or fatalities cannot be confirmed at this point in time

Murray & Roberts

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to City of Joburg representatives, emergency services personnel and related services about the disaster.

Listen to the conversation below:


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