Miami, Florida - Florida International University President Mark B. Rosenberg addresses the community after bridge collapse:
We are shocked and saddened about the tragic events unfolding at the FIU-Sweetwater pedestrian bridge. At this time we are still involved in rescue efforts and gathering information. We are working closely with authorities and first responders on the scene. We will share updates as we have them.
Dear FIU family,
I am heartbroken at the news of the collapse of the pedestrian bridge on 8th Street and the resulting devastation. We send our deepest condolences to the victims and their families.
We are working with the appropriate agencies to assist in rescue efforts.
As soon as we have further information, we will share it with you. Please keep the victims and their families in your thoughts and prayers.
Mark B. Rosenberg