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Vehicles drop 4 1/2 feet after bridge malfunctions

8 months 1 week 6 days ago Thursday, September 09 2021 Sep 9, 2021 September 09, 2021 1:53 PM September 09, 2021 in News
By: CNN Newsource

A drawbridge malfunction led to vehicles falling in New Orleans.  Officials say people were hurt after the Claiborne Bridge became stuck open Tuesday. 

Vehicles dropped roughly four and a half feet from one side of the bridge to the other side. Luckily none fell into the water. 

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  Authorities say six others refused treatment.  No word if the malfunction is related to Hurricane Ida.

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