Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Onto Anacostia Freeway in Washington

A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto the Anacostia Freeway in northeast Washington on June 23, injuring at least six people, DC Fire and EMS said.

Of the six injured, four were taken to a nearby hospital, and a hazmat unit was called in to handle diesel fuel leaking from a truck trapped under the fallen bridge, the fire department said. At least one other vehicle was hit by debris, officials said.

Video and photos taken by DCFD’s Engine 27 show two vehicles under parts of the collapsed bridge. Credit: DCFD Engine 27 via Storyful

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