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International Maddhayom: At least 10 people were injured when a bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh, USA. A total of six vehicles, including a bus, were on the bridge at the time of the accident. Government officials say 10 people were slightly injured.
The snow-covered Forbes Avenue Bridge collapsed early Friday morning (January 26) local time.
The bridge collapsed hours before US President Joe Biden visited the area to inspect the infrastructure.
Firefighter Daryl Jonas said the victims had been evacuated using ropes longer than 100 feet and forming human chains. Dogs and drones were used to search the scene.
Bus driver Daryl Luciani and two passengers were killed when the bridge collapsed. Luciani, 56, said he looked like he had been hit, but was not injured.
Federal transportation officials say about 45,000 bridges in the United States are in poor condition. The condition of more than 3,000 bridges in Pennsylvania is fragile.
President Biden signed a law in November last year that included ১১ 110 billion in road and bridge repairs.
He visited the accident-hit bridge on Friday before leaving for a pre-planned venue. BBC.