Man cross Baltimore bridge just 3 minutes before its collapse following an argument.
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Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapses in Tragic Accident, Leaving Six Dead and Raising Concerns for Maritime Safety

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed Tuesday morning after a ship crashed into it. The bridge, which spans the Chesapeake Bay, is a vital transportation link for the city and surrounding areas.

The ship that collided with the bridge was a massive 95,000-ton container ship, which experts say was a key factor in the bridge’s collapse. Officials were able to close car traffic across the bridge beforehand thanks to a distress call from the ship.

One Baltimore resident, Jayden, narrowly avoided being on the bridge at the time of the collapse. He had initially planned to stay overnight at his girlfriend’s home on the north side of the river but after an argument, he crossed the bridge back home. Feeling guilty about the argument, he crossed the bridge a second time but was sent back by his girlfriend. The third time he crossed just three minutes later, as fate would have it, it was too late as it collapsed.

Six construction workers are presumed dead due to this tragic incident. The engineering experts are currently investigating the cause of the collapse and its implications for both shipping and engineering industries. It remains unclear how long it will take to repair or replace this important infrastructure in Baltimore’s waterfront area.

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