Two persons, a motorcyclist and his passenger were severely injured after a bridge collapsed in Osun State.
The incident happened on Wednesday, August 31 at Oke-osun along Boripe local government secretariat, Iragbiji of the state.
It was learnt that the motorcycle rider and his passenger were crossing the bridge when it collapsed.
Residents in the area were said to have immediately rescued the victims and rushed them to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Comfirming the incident, the Acting Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC) Mrs Kehinde Adeleke said the victims 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 stated.
“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.”