Under construction pedestrian bridge collapse near Midvalley

Nov 30, 2016
The under construction bridge collapse near Mid Valley.
The under construction bridge collapse near Mid Valley.

A pedestrian bridge under construction at KL Eco City near Midvalley Megamall collapsed today afternoon.

As reported by NST online, one person killed and nine construction workers were injured in the 3.30pm incident.

The traffic spokesman said among those injured was four Vietnamese, four Bangladeshis and a Sabahan.

Several other workers are feared trapped underneath the collapsed structure.

The spokesman added they are yet to ascertain the number of people trapped under the collapsed bridge.

A 25-year old Bangladeshi worker at the site said he was close to the site when the accident happened.

He said he was about 100m away when he heard an extremely loud crash from behind.

He turned around and was shocked to see that the pedestrian walkway had fallen.