According to a report via News 24 a pedestrian bridge, located near Grayston Drive in Johannesburg South Africa, which is currently under construction across the M1 highway has collapsed.
A report by The Citizen revealed that Johannesburg Metro Police spokesperson Superintendent Edna Mamonyane confirmed the pedestrian bridge collapsed at 4pm on 14 October 2015.
According to The Citizen’s report, Mamonyane could not confirm if there were any injuries while a representative from Sandton police said there were no deaths reported. However, Netcare911 on Twitter said at least one person was killed while 15 others were injured.
Residents within Johannesburg have reached out to social media in order to air their views on the collapse.
It’s sad to realize two people have lost their lives as a result of Grayston bridge collapse.
— Azania Afrika (@SAYoungLion) October 14, 2015
— Zee Moyo (@ziggyshoez) October 14, 2015
— Sally Burdett (@SallyBurdettSA) October 14, 2015
Prayers for all those injured in the Grayston Bridge collapse. God be with you all ??
— Motshidisi Mohono (@MotshidisiM) October 14, 2015
— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) October 14, 2015
3 people still trapped under the bridge #GraystonBridge
— Katlee (@PrincessKatlee) October 14, 2015
Yesterday I driving past that bridge and thinking how dodge it looks.Smh! Someone must be held accountable, people are dead! #GraystonBridge
— KrossWord (@KrosswordKby) October 14, 2015