Another ‘Accident’: Barge Collides With Texas Bridge, Resulting In Collapse

Another ‘Accident’: Barge Collides With Texas Bridge, Resulting In Collapse


As crews continue sifting through the wreckage of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, several other bridges have been hit by container ships in a series of incidents that has sparked speculation that U.S. infrastructure could be under attack.

The latest incident occurred in Galveston, Texas, as reported by Fox News:

A large barge crashed into the Pelican Island Bridge in Texas on Wednesday, causing a section of the bridge, including railroad tracks, to smash down onto the barge, Fox 7 Austin reports.

Officials say there were no reports of injuries in the collision that occurred around 10 a.m.

However, Galveston County Judge Mark Henry says two crew members did go overboard but were recovered from the water, Fox 7 Austin reports.

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