PHOTO: Bridge Collapses at Florida International University


The pedestrian bridge that was recently built at Florida International University in Miami has collapsed. People in the area, including students, have been posting photos and videos of the fallen bridge. Early reports indicate that there are people trapped under the bridge, but it’s unknown how badly people have been injured or if anyone has died.

In the video below, you can hear details of what’s going on in the area.

The cable-stayed pedestrian bridge has been under construction for several months. It’s purpose was to connect the city of Sweetwater with the northern entrance of Florida International University (FIU). The bridge was suspended over 8th Street.

The $9.3 million project was approved in 2015.

This story is developing.