Baltimore bridge collapse: search and rescue underway

by 24britishtvMarch 26, 2024, 3:50 p.m. 18
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A bridge in Baltimore has collapsed after a ship collided with it early on Tuesday, sending vehicles and people into the water and prompting the governor of Maryland to declare a state of emergency. READ MORE: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/baltimore-bridge-collapse-latest-news-maryland-ship-collision-07djt80bl Fire rescue teams and divers are searching the area for survivors amid fears of a large diesel spill and with water temperatures only slightly above freezing. At about 1.30am local time a container ship hit one of the pillars of the 1.6-mile Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing some 20 construction workers and three vehicles to fall into the water. A fire broke out aboard the ship, the 300m Singapore-flagged Dali, which was listing. Read the best of our journalism: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/ Subscribe to The Times and The Sunday Times YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=timesonlinevideo Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/timesandsundaytimes/ Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thetimes Find us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetimes/ #baltimore #usa #bridge

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