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A bridge located on Hutchinson Ferry Road in Florida's Gadsden County, collapsed and 2 accidents occurred before the road was closed.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 21 August 2019

The State of Texas organized a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the accident of September 15th, 2001. That day, the Queen Isabella Causeway bridge in Texas collapsed because of a collision between barges and its supporting columns. Eight people were killed in that acccident. 

Thursday, 11 August 2016 08:36

Building collapses in Mumbai: 8 people dead

On July 31st 2016, a building collapsed in Bhiwandi, a suburb of Mumbai, India killing 8 people and injuring more. The causes are investigated by authorities. The failure of course raises concern among residents of similar structures.

On Tuesday, July 19th, in New York City, a crane collapsed causing few injuries and disturbance. The accident happened at midday in the Tappan Zee Bridge, while cars were crossing the bridge. "Fox news U.S. " mentioned that five people are injured and two cars crashed trying to avoid the falling crane. The injuries aren't serious but after the event, long delays inconvenienced the drivers.

On Tuesday July 12th, a serious train collision occurred in Italy.  The crash was between two trains and resulted in twenty-three deaths and lots of injuries. The causes of the accident are not yet known, nevertheless, investigations by the police are ongoing.