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Rescuers at the site where a pedestrian bridge near Middle Ring Road 2 in Desa Tun Razak had collapsed and crushed a van carrying five individuals, in Kuala Lumpur, on March 3, 2021. — Picture by BERNAMA

Pedestrian bridge near MRR2 collapses, crushing van with five people

KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — A section of a pedestrian bridge near Middle Ring Road 2 in Desa Tun Razak here collapsed and crushed a van which five individuals.

The incident at about 6pm involved a lorry carrying an excavator which hit the construction structure of a pedestrian bridge located in front of Terminal Bersepadu Selatan(TBS).

As a result of the accident, construction debris fell on a factory van with five individuals coming from the town centre,” said Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department head ACP Zulkefly Yahya in a statement today.

Meanwhile, a Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said rescue efforts were being carried out.

“The Kuala Lumpur Operation Centre announced the collapsed structure crushed a van with five victims which was passing under the construction structure,” he said.

— Bernama

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