Pedestrian Bridge Collapses in Miami

By Nick Baum

THURSDAY

A pedestrian bridge at the University of Miami has collapsed, trapping eight cars and causing six people to go to the hospital, according to the mayor of Miami-Dade. The bridge, which is for people only crashed on to a six lane highway below.

News came out from the Miami Fire Department that there are also several injuries, including at least one dead. The fatality has not been identified yet, but fire and rescue officers are at the scene of the bridge to help out.

“There are eight vehicles that are trapped underneath as far as we know and we are going to try and get to them as quickly as we can,” said Gimenez, mayor of Miami-Dade. It is estimated that there might be multiple fatalities, but as of now they are not confirmed.

Sources- CNN, BBC, Miami-Dade

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