What did Joe Biden say on the Baltimore bridge accident? Six people still missing, traffic suspended at the port

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A cargo ship collided with a bridge over the Patapsco River in Baltimore, USA. After this the bridge collapsed like a pack of cards. Actually, all the 22 crew members of the ship which collided with this bridge are Indians. Everyone is safe and sound. But six people are still missing in this accident. Their rescue work is going on.

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden’s statement on the Baltimore Bridge accident has come out. He said that eight people were missing after the collapse of the Baltimore Bridge. Two of them have been rescued, while the remaining six are still missing. Rescue operation is going on to find them. Biden also said that the movement of ships at the Baltimore Port has been suspended for the time being.

Biden will get this bridge constructed again

Biden further said that our condolences go out to all the people and all the families involved in this terrible accident. Especially with those people who are currently waiting for news of their loved ones. I know that in such a situation, every minute feels like a lifetime. President Biden thanked the rescue workers and the people of Baltimore. He said that the federal government will bear the entire cost of the construction of this bridge.

6 out of 8 missing, two rescued

After this accident, Biden addressed a press conference. During this, he said that officials say that a total of eight people were missing in this accident, out of which two have been rescued. One is not injured while the other is in critical condition. Rescue operations are underway to find the missing people. However, he also said that the number of missing people may change.

The ship was going from Baltimore to Colombo

Let us tell you that according to the local time in America, this accident happened at around 1:30 in the night. This 948 feet Dali ship going from Baltimore to Colombo collided with a pillar of Francis Scott Key Bridge of Baltimore. After colliding with the ship, the bridge collapsed into the river. It is being told that after the accident, the ship also caught fire and black smoke started coming out from the ship. However, the information as to why this ship collided with the bridge is not yet known. It is being verified.