A Tragic Accident: The Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapses, Killing 8 Workers and Cars in Water

What we know so far about the Baltimore bridge collapse: reminiscent of an action movie

A Tragic Accident: The Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapses, Killing 8 Workers and Cars in Water

A dramatic accident occurred in the American state of Maryland when a freighter veered off course near the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing its middle portion to collapse. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. local time, resulting in the deaths of eight workers and at least seven cars that fell into the water. However, miraculously, all crew members on the ship were unharmed.

The bridge’s collapse drew international attention and condolences from US President Joe Biden. Mayor Brandon Scott described the accident as something out of an action movie, while authorities quickly ruled out terrorism as a cause of the collapse, stating that it was not intentional. The vessel, part of Danish shipping company Maersk, lost propulsion before colliding with the bridge due to power failure.

Divers continued to search for survivors in the cold water but found no additional victims. Two workers were rescued from the water, while six others remained missing, along with the occupants of the cars that fell into the water. Despite good technical condition, the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed unexpectedly, causing significant implications for the US automotive supply chain.

Major car companies like Ford and General Motors had to redirect parts shipments through other ports due to the closure of port Baltimore for rescue operations. The investigation into the cause of bridge collapse continues as authorities work to recover any remaining survivors and vehicles from water.

The incident has left many people shaken and wondering how such an accident could have happened. Some speculate that there may have been human error or mechanical failure that caused

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