Motorists stranded as Jebba-Mokwa bridge collapses

Hundreds of motorists were stranded on Sunday after heavy rainfall destroyed Mowo bridge on Jebba-Mokwa Road.

 

Also, a trailer driver and his assistants escaped death when their truck crashed into the raging river.

Motorists on the busy North-South link were stranded on both sides of the road.

Spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed the development with photigraohs said: “The bridge after Mowo Junction, 18km from Mokwa, on Mokwa- Jebba road has collapsed due to heavy rainfall.

“Vehicular movement from both sides of the road is affected . Motorists are advised to take Lokoja road if going to Lagos and Abuja in the interim.”

 

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