Pedestrian Bridge Collapses

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Florida pedestrain bridge collapse

A new pedestrian bridge scheduled to open near the campus of Florida International University collapsed Thursday, Officials confirmed multiple fatalities.

At least two people could be seen taken to ambulances while others were being treated by rescue crews, while at least two cars could be seen pinned by massive slabs of concrete.

The bridge has completely collapsed. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has treated a total of five patients so far, with one being transported as a trauma alert to an area hospital.

Construction of the bridge was completed Saturday. It had not yet opened.

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