In Minneapolis Collapses
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
A freeway bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed at I-35W/University around 6:05pm local time, sending many cars and trucks into the river. Many... many... people are being reported injured. Deaths are being reported...
Read more on this developing story at links below...
Major Freeway Bridge Collapses in Minnesota
(This link from FOX NEWS will UPDATE as new info comes in)
* I-35W Bridge Collapse Into Mississippi River
* LIVE VIDEO COVERAGE from WCCO-TV
Breaking: Horrific bridge collapse in Minneapolis
About Photo: President George W. Bush addresses the press in the Rose Garden after meeting with his Cabinet Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007. "One of the things we discussed was the terrible situation there in Minneapolis," said President Bush. "We talked about the fact that the bridge collapsed, and that we in the federal government must respond and respond robustly to help the people there not only recover, but to make sure that lifeline of activity, that bridge, gets rebuilt as quickly as possible."
Read the president’s comments in full HERE
White House photo by Chris Greenberg