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Moment bridge in Baltimore collapses after ship collision

The seek for six lacking males who fell from the Patapsco River after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed round 1am on Tuesday morning is ongoing.

The mission continues to be a search and rescue one. A ship collided with the bridge round 1am in Baltimore, Maryland. Two individuals have been rescued from the water, with one in crucial situation and the opposite rejecting medical consideration. Officials mentioned eight males had been initially unaccounted for.

The cargo-carrying vessel, referred to as the Dali, crashed right into a pillar of the bridge roughly half-hour after setting sail on its 27-day journey to Sri Lanka.

Local, state and federal officers convened on Tuesday to supply updates on the mission and investigation into the incident.

It remains to be unclear what brought about the accident presently, however Maryland Governor Wes Moore mentioned that the ship made a mayday name simply forward of the accident. Some crew aboard the ship instructed authorities they misplaced energy moments beforehand.

The name gave individuals on the bridge sufficient time to forestall vehicles from persevering with on the bridge, saving lives.


Watch: Biden reacts to Baltimore Key Bridge collapse as seek for lacking continues

Michelle Del Rey26 March 2024 23:15


Maryland Transportation Authority asks residents to keep away from space close to search and rescue

Ariana Baio26 March 2024 23:00


None of the crew on board the ship are feared lacking

According to the Synergy Group, the corporate that owns the Dali, all of the crew members on board the ship, together with the 2 pilots have been accounted for and there are not any reported accidents. The ship was heading from Baltimore to Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Michelle Del Rey26 March 2024 22:16


Bridge had no structural points previous to collapse

Federal inspectors discovered Francis Scott Key Bridge had no important points throughout its final inspection in 2022.

The bridge, which collapsed on Tuesday morning after a 100,000+ ton cargo ship hit it, is greater than 1.6 miles lengthy and had been standing because it opened in 1977.

Ariana Baio26 March 2024 21:50


Men lacking are all from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, coworker says

Jesus Campos, a coworker of the lacking males, mentioned he used to spend shifts engaged on the Francis Scott Key Bridge till he was not too long ago transferred to a unique publish.

He mentioned it may’ve been him within the water and says that the incident is painful for him. “They are hard-working, humble men”, he instructed The Baltimore Banner.

Michelle Del Rey26 March 2024 21:28


Fox host Maria Bartiromo slammed for linking bridge catastrophe to immigration: ‘Reprehensible stupidity’

In an early morning broadcast on the right-wing channel, Bartiromo requested US Senator Rick Scott for his tackle the bridge collapse, linking it to the “wide-open border.”

Michelle Del Rey26 March 2024 21:00


‘Twisted metal’ underwater creates unsafe atmosphere for divers

An official mentioned underwater drones used within the seek for the six lacking people within the river beneath the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore confirmed “an abundance of twisted metal and debris from the Francis Scott Key Bridge.”

Angela Alsobrooks, the county govt for Prince George’s County in Maryland, mentioned on X that the invention means it’s “unsafe for divers to enter so far.”

Ariana Baio26 March 2024 20:44


Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg supplies replace on Baltimore bridge collapse

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg supplies replace on Baltimore bridge collapse

Michelle Del Rey26 March 2024 20:43


Pete Buttigieg calls day ‘excruciating’ for households

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg mentioned in a press convention on Tuesday that Tuesday is “an excruciating day for several families” who’re awaiting to listen to information about their family members who might have been on the bridge in the course of the collision.

“We must also acknowledge that that is an excruciating day for a number of households who went to mattress final night time having or not it’s a standard night time and awoke at present to information that nobody desires to obtain,” Mr Buttigieg said.

Ariana Baio26 March 2024 20:07


See it: Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on the scene

The US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is on the scene of the incident.

Michelle Del Rey26 March 2024 19:14