What was foreseen as a disaster waiting to happen has happened, Savage Street bridge has collapsed.
In 2018, David Panda Noah, Executive Director of the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority warned that the bridge was a disaster waiting to happen his reason for this was because of nearby mining being done close to the bridge.
The Mayor of Freetown Yvonne Aki Sawyer confirmed in a televised press release that there were no casualties.
Below are photos and images took by eyewitnesses at the scene.
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