Miracle Survivor: One Worker Lives to Tell the Tale of Baltimore Bridge Collapse While Six Colleagues Remain Missing

Construction Company Claims Only One Worker Survived Collapse of Bridge

Miracle Survivor: One Worker Lives to Tell the Tale of Baltimore Bridge Collapse While Six Colleagues Remain Missing

After a tragic accident, one construction worker miraculously survived the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, while six others are presumed dead. The workers were all employees of Brawner Builders and fell into the Patapsco River after a cargo ship collided with the bridge in Baltimore’s port. Despite search and rescue efforts, the bodies of the presumed dead workers have yet to be recovered due to the time that has passed and the depth of the water.

On Tuesday evening, officials suspended search and rescue efforts after determining that the workers were no longer alive. The Singapore-tagged Dali cargo ship crashed into the bridge around 1:30 a.m. due to a loss of power. Two people were rescued from the water, but unfortunately, six workers are still missing. It is believed that they may have drowned in the river or been swept away by strong currents.

The mayday call from the crew members onboard the Dali ship likely saved many lives as officials were able to stop traffic on both sides of the bridge before more cars drove over it. Engineers stated that despite any construction oversights, it was inevitable for this bridge to collapse due to sheer force from the cargo ship hitting it with such force. Governor Wes Moore of Maryland praised those who bravely saved lives on that day by preventing further casualties.

The incident has left many questions unanswered about why there was no warning system in place at Baltimore’s port when ships were entering or leaving its waters, as well as how this could have been prevented altogether. Investigations are ongoing as authorities continue to piece together what happened and how they can prevent such accidents from happening again in future.

In conclusion, this tragic accident highlights just how important safety protocols are when it comes to construction work and maritime transportation. While one worker managed to survive against all odds, six others lost their lives due to an unforeseen incident that could have been prevented if proper precautions had been taken beforehand.

You May Have Missed