1 dead, 3 injured after Missouri bridge under construction collapses


One person died and three others were injured after a bridge under construction collapsed near Kansas City, Missouri, authorities said.

Workers were pouring concrete on the bridge when it collapsed Wednesday afternoon, according to Clay County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sarah Boyd.

Authorities said one person died after a bridge under construction collapsed near Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 2022.

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PHOTO: Authorities say one person died after a bridge under construction collapsed near Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 2022.

Authorities said one person died after a bridge under construction collapsed near Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 2022.

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The bridge collapsed above the workers and rescue efforts followed, West Clay County Commissioner Jon Carpenter told ABC News.

Three workers were trapped, two of whom were able to escape, Boyd told reporters.

Three people were taken to hospital, she said. Those injured in the collapse suffered minor injuries, the sheriff’s office said.

PHOTO: Authorities say one person died after a bridge under construction collapsed near Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 2022.

Authorities said one person died after a bridge under construction collapsed near Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 2022.

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The deceased victim has not been publicly identified.

The bridge, which was not open to the public, spans Carroll Creek at Northeast 148th Street and Shady Grove Road in Washington Township, about 27 miles northeast of Kansas City.

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