A newly installed pedestrian bridge connecting the campus of Florida International University with the city of Sweetwater, west of Miami, collapsed March 15, 2018, crushing cars on the roadway below and resulting in at least six deaths, according to Miami-Dade Fire Chief Dave Downey.
Emergency crews load a victim into a rescue vehicle at the scene of a collapsed pedestrian bridge.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department personnel and other rescue units work at the scene of the pedestrian bridge collapse. The bridge had just been moved into place a few days earlier.
Searching for victims
Emergency crews look for victims at the scene of a collapsed pedestrian bridge.
Close-up of collapsed bridge
A section of a new pedestrian bridge that collapsed.
Emergency response workers on scene after a newly installed pedestrian bridge collapsed over a eight-lane highway.
Aerial view of the scene of the collapsed pedestrian bridge.
Miami Dade fire rescue personnel work the scene of a pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, Fla., on Thu., March 15, 2018, crushing a number of cars below and reportedly leaving several people dead.
Authorities respond to the scene
Police block a road near a newly installed pedestrian bridge that collapsed over an eight-lane highway in Miami.
Emergency response workers the scene of the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University.
Florida International University
A Florida International University sign above the rubble of a new pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto a highway.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department personnel and other rescue units work at the scene where a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University.
Bridge collapse scene
Rescue workers walk near a car crushed in the rubble after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed.
Rescue dog searches for victims
A rescue dog and its handler search for anyone trapped under the rubble after the pedestrian bridge collapsed.
Aerial view shows a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University.
Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Gov. Rick Scott
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) speaks to the media about a pedestrian bridge near Florida International University's campus that collapsed.
Florida Governor Rick Scott stands behind him.
Search and rescue operation
Lights illuminate the scene as Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department personnel and other rescue units work at the scene where a pedestrian bridge collapsed.
First responders work into the night
First responders are shown as rescue efforts continue after a pedestrian bridge collapsed.