Bridge on I-295 in Washington DC Collapses, 5 Injured

Photo: NBC Washington Live Stream

NBC Washington has shared that a pedestrian bridge located at Kenilworth Avenue and Polk Street in NE has collapsed and crushed a vehicle, but thankfully did not trap any civilians. Five people who were in their cars have been reported as injured however, D.C. Fire and EMS shared.

The collapse occurred after a truck initially collided with the bridge.

Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Chris Geldart shared that the bridge received a poor inspection rating of a 4/9 back in February.

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