[:en]Several fatalities after pedestrian bridge collapses in Miami, Florida[:es]Varios muertos al derrumbarse un puente peatonal en Miami[:]

[:en]A new, 950-ton pedestrian bridge near the main campus of Florida International University collapsed Thursday, leaving cars trapped underneath the rubble and several people dead, according to police.

The bridge fell on top of multiple cars on Southwest 8th Street near 109th Avenue. Florida Highway Patrol officials confirmed multiple fatalities.

At least two cars could be seen pinned by massive slabs of concrete. The MCM Civil Department and FIGG Bridge Engineers partnered to design and build the bridge.

Several vehicles were trapped under the collapsed pedestrian bridge that was newly built over southwest 8th street allowing people to bypass the busy street to reach Florida International University on March 15, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Reports indicate that there are an unknown number of fatalities as a result of the collapse, which crushed at least five cars.

 [:es]Un puente nuevo de 950 toneladas cerca del campus principal de la Universidad Internacional de Florida se colapsó este jueves y atrapó varios carros bajo los escombros causando la muerte de varias personas, de aacuerdo a la policía de Miami.

El puente cayó sobbre varios carros en la calle Southwestern 8 cerca de la Avenida 109, oficales de la Patrulla de Caminos de Florida confirmaron que hubo varios muertos, sin aclarar la cantidad.

Al menos dos carros podían verse aplastados debajo de enormes bloques de concreto, el Departamento de Maestría en Administración de construcciones (Programa de construccion de graduados universitarios) y la empresa FIGG Bridge Design habían entregado la obra recientemente y tuvo un costo de 14 millones 500 mil dóares.[:]

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