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At least 6 hurt in pedestrian bridge collapse in Washington, DC

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At least six people were hurt when a pedestrian bridge crashed down onto a freeway in northwest Washington, DC, around noon on Wednesday, according to reports.

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Multiple injuries have been reported after a pedestrian bridge collapsed into a freeway in Washington, DC.
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The collapse of the bridge at Kenilworth Avenue and Polk Street trapped several vehicles under the rubble, including a truck that began leaking fuel, WZDC-TV reported.

At least four people were taken to area hospitals and two others were treated at the scene, the station reported.

Firefighters determined that no motorists remained in the heap of cars and debris.

The collapse halted traffic for miles on the busy Interstate-295 freeway, the report said.

Emergency personnel remain at the scene.



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