Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed after a container ship ran into it

In the US city of Baltimore, the fire department has declared a mass casualty incident after a major bridge collapsed into the water. That's after being struck by a cargo ship. Police say they're trying to rescue up to 20 people from the water. It happened just before 1:30AM local time. The ship caught fire on impact. It was a Singapore-flagged vessel, headed to the Sri Lankan capital. Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna on the phone from nearby Washington, DC for the latest. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: Check out our Instagram page: Download AJE Mobile App: #UnitedStates #Baltimore #BaltimoreBridgeCollapse #FrancisScottKeyBridge #FrancisScottKeyBridgeCollapse #MarylandTransportationAuthority #AlJazeeraEnglish
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