Skip to comments.Breaking: Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis
Posted on 08/01/2007 4:28:27 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
Just turned on the news. 35W bridge collapsed in the Mississippi River. Cars, trucks, semis.....
Fires burning, tanker trucks, at least one school bus, more than ten cars......
Just now breaking.......
Bless all that people, But today is August first, let see how long it takes for the DemocRats to blame this on President Bush
Channel 5 reports ambulances headed to Hennepin County Medical Center.
Lots of injuries ranging from critical to non-life threatening.
Maybe, but it’s bumper to bumper every morning and evening.
Both support pylons are still standing on the side where it crosses the train tracks.
I was just beginning to look at the Google map...the overhead shot of the bridge when they panned out on FNC...holy @#^%#!!
Both collapses happened in a (ROUTE 35). MinneaPOLIS, MN. GalliPOLIS, OH.
This Minnesota bridge was built in (1967).
Cell Phone SMS Service wont tie up phone lines.. sometimes its the only way to get through in a disaster.
I would speculate that something failed and the rest came down in cascade.
Someday a few years from now, National Geographic’s “Seconds from Disaster” will break it all down.
You mean you were expecting Bill to start his show with his apology to FR?
There are a number of cars upside down under the bridge and decks in the water. The FBI HAS been CALLED IN!!!!!
I just placed a prayer request on our church prayer chain. Hopefully, it will travel far and wide very soon. These people need all the prayers they need right now.
Thanks for the link!!
“Minneapolis Bridge Collapses Sending Cars Into Water Below”
Last Edited: Wednesday, 01 Aug 2007, 7:00 PM CDT
Created: Wednesday, 01 Aug 2007, 7:00 PM CDT
ARTICLE SNIPPET: “MINNEAPOLIS — A freeway bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed during evening rush hour Wednesday, sending many cars into the water.
Tons of concrete collapsed and there were injuries, authorities said. Survivors were being carried up the riverbank.”
seeing how my first thought was terrorist act (there was another bridge collapse yesterday)... they should get bomb crews to check the area (quickly & quietly)
secondary attacks once rescue personal and tv coverage are in place is a favored tactic of terrorists these days
pawlenty - R
Channel 5 reports FBI has been called in - ostensibly to investigate any possible act of terrorism or sabotage.
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