Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Statement on India Overpass Collapse

March 31, 2016
Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of remorse upon learning that 21 people were killed in a tragic accident involving the collapse of an overpass under construction in Kolkata, India:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone impacted by this devastating accident. The scenes of passersby pushing through wreckage to aid those still trapped are a positive reflection of human kindness in the wake of tragedy. We are deeply saddened by the loss of life and hope for a quick recovery by those injured.”



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