[BREAKING] Bridge Collapses Near Mid Valley, At Least One Reported To Have Been Killed

Social media reports suggest that many construction workers may have been trapped under the rubble as well.

Cover image via Twitter

A bridge that is still under construction has collapsed at approximately 3.30pm today near Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur

The bridge is built to serve as a pedestrian walkway connecting The Gardens Mall (next to Mid Valley) to KL Eco City, a new development project located in the former Kampung Haji Abdullah Hukum village

Image via Twitter
Image via Twitter

There were also rumours that the collapsed structure is the bridge linking Mid Valley to The Gardens, which has been proved to be untrue.

The collapsed bridge as seen from The Gardens.

Image via Fie Mansor / Facebook

News reports indicate that at least one person has been killed and nine others injured, while it is feared that more may be trapped under the rubble

It has been speculated on social media that one other person may have been killed as well.

Image via Twitter
Image via Twitter
Image via Twitter

In the meantime, motorists are advised to stay away from roads heading to and from Mid Valley such as the Federal Highway and Jalan Bangsar due to the traffic build-up

Image via Twitter

Rescue efforts are underway and the police are currently investigating the incident, so watch this space for more updates.