Miracle Survivor: Baltimore Construction Worker Escapes Death in Bridge Collapse While Six Others Missing

Construction Company Claims Only One Worker Survived Collapse of Bridge

In Baltimore, a construction worker miraculously survived the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge while six others are presumed dead. The workers, all employees of Brawner Builders, fell into the Patapsco River after a cargo ship collided with the bridge in the city’s port. The bodies of the presumed dead workers have not been recovered due to the time that has passed and the depth of the water.

Search and rescue efforts were suspended Tuesday evening after officials determined that the workers were no longer alive. The Singapore-tagged Dali cargo ship crashed into the bridge around 1:30 a.m., causing it to collapse, due to a loss of power. Two people were rescued from the water, but it is unknown what happened to the other six workers on board.

The mayday call from the crew members on the Dali ship likely saved many lives as officials were able to stop traffic on both sides of the bridge before more cars drove over it. Engineers stated that the bridge collapse was inevitable due to the sheer force of the cargo ship, not as a result of any construction oversights. Governor Wes Moore of Maryland praised

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