A pedestrian bridge on Southwest 8th Street, between the International University of Florida (FIU) and the city of Sweetwater, collapsed on Thursday, March 15 in the afternoon. The Police confirmed that there are several dead.
Cars were trapped as first responders tried to rescue people after the pedestrian bridge collapsed. It had just opened over the weekend. Witness Isabella Carrasco describes the scene to CBSN’s Reena Ninan.