Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse facts for kids
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|
On March 15, 2018, a 174-foot-long (53 m), recently-erected section of the FIU–Sweetwater UniversityCity Bridge collapsed onto the Tamiami Trail (U.S. Route 41).
The road beneath it had been opened to traffic. Several occupied vehicles were crushed underneath, and six deaths and nine injuries have been reported.
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