Baltimore bridge collapse: Mass casualty event after ship crashes into Key Bridge

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland, collapsed early Tuesday morning after a cargo ship rammed into one of the supports for the structure.

Officials said Tuesday morning that two people had been rescued from the water, with one person in serious condition. Baltimore Fire Chief James Wallace told reporters that while it is uncertain how many people they are searching for as part of the rescue efforts, that it may be “upwards of seven people.”

BREAKING: Ship collides with Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, causing it to collapse

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Gov. Wes Moore (D-MD) said early on Tuesday that he has been in communication with Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg as emergency personnel respond to the incident.

“I have declared a State of Emergency here in Maryland
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