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Fan falls through Detroit footbridge on way to Tigers game

May. 16, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man walking on a footbridge to a Detroit Tigers game said he fell 15 feet (4.6 meters) to the ground when part of the concrete collapsed. Ely Hydes said the incident occurred May 9, but the bridge still was open until The Detroit News reached out to the state...

Bus video gives more info about Pittsburgh bridge collapse

May. 05, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Video footage from a bus of the bridge collapse in Pittsburgh this year shows one end of the structure had already fallen when an expansion joint at the other end was pulling apart, federal investigators said Thursday. The National Transportation Safety Board...

Traffic jam causes Philippine bridge to collapse, killing 4

Apr. 28, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An old, earthquake-damaged bridge collapsed under heavy traffic in a central Philippine town, sending about a dozen vehicles plummeting into the river below and killing at least four people, officials said Thursday. An Austrian visitor was among the dead,...

Trial is ordered for 59 in deadly collapse of Genoa bridge

Apr. 07, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A judge in Genoa on Thursday ordered all 59 defendants to stand trial for the deadly 2018 collapse of a heavily used highway bridge in that Italian port city which sent cars and trucks plunging into the dry riverbed below. Forty-three people were killed when a large...

Woman drives around barricades, crashes into Florida trooper

Mar. 07, 2022 09:42 AM EST

PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — A 52-year-old woman drove her BMW nearly head-on into a Florida Highway Patrol trooper after failing to stop for multiple road closure signs that were in place for a 10K race over the Sunshine Skyway bridge, officials said. She was arrested Sunday on charges...