Multiple people have died as a result of a pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University in Miami, according to a spokesman with the Florida Highway Patrol. Multiple agencies have responded to the scene.
Multiple people killed in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami
Lt. Alejandro Camacho, the Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, said “five to six vehicles” were crushed underneath the bridge. A spokeswoman with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue told CNN there were multiple injuries.
The bridge was just installed Saturday. A tactical response team with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is working to secure the structure while searching for victims, the agency said on its Twitter account.