Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse
bridge collapse in Sweetwater, Florida
National Transportation Safety Board members inspecting the collapsed pedestrian overpass on March 16
|Date||March 15, 2018|
|Time||1:30 p.m. EDT|
|Location||University Park and Sweetwater, Florida, U.S.|
|Type||Overpass section collapse|
The road beneath it had been opened to traffic. Several occupied vehicles were crushed underneath, and six deaths and nine injuries have been reported.
- Viglucci, Andres; Madan, Monique O.; Hanks, Douglas; Chang, Daniel (March 15, 2018). "FIU pedestrian overpass section collapses days after placement; police say multiple deaths, occupied vehicles trapped". Miami Herald. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
- Shapiro, Emily; Doom, Justin (2018-03-16). "Bridge collapse death toll likely to rise as investigators sift through rubble". ABC News. Retrieved 2018-03-16.