Several dead near Florida International University

A newly installed pedestrian bridge over a six-lane highway in Miami on a college campus collapsed Thursday, crushing a number of cars below and reportedly leaving several people dead.

Casualties in Miami Bridge Collapse


The Miami Herald reported that an unknown number of people were trapped underneath the collapsed walkway, which connected Florida International University to a student housing area. Whereas, PTI informed today that 4 dead and 9 injured in this mishappening. 

Television imagery from the scene showed a crane being moved into a position where the bridge lay in sections across Southwest Eighth Street. Emergency vehicles and police cars also swarmed the area.

 

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