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Vehicles Plunge Into River As Baltimore Bridge Collapses


March 26, (THEWILL)- Baltimore’s bridge in the United States (US), has collapsed and vehicles plunged into the Patapsco River, on Tuesday, after a ship collided with a support pylon resulting in a potentially catastrophic situation.

Confirming the tragic incident, the Baltimore City Fire Department said up to 20 individuals and numerous vehicles plunged into the river.

The incident occurred when a large vessel collided with a column of the Francis Scott Key Bridge around 01:30 ET (06:30 WAT), the fire department confirmed.

A spokesperson for the Fire Department characterized the incident as a “mass casualty event.”

The collapse of the bridge into the Patapsco River occurred in the early hours of the morning, sparking a large-scale response from multiple agencies involved in the rescue and recovery operation.

While the exact number of casualties remains unconfirmed, it is evident that the collapse has triggered a significant emergency response effort

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