9 Workers Injured in Partial Overpass Collapse

October 12, 2015

Nine construction workers were injured, three of them critically, after an overpass partially collapsed in California, reports The Orange County Register.

The accident, which occurred when a section of bridge was being lowered into place, caused work to stop at the $1.4 billion.

According to The Register, Something went awry with the jacking operation, causing the bridge deck to drop about 16 inches. The bridge deck struck wooden support beams, which hit the workers