Bridge collapse in France leaves one dead and several injured

A 15-year-old girl died after the bridge leading to the small town of Mirepoix-sur-Tarn collapsed at 8 a.m. local time, Toulouse prosecutor Dominique Alzeari said. The girl’s mother was rescued by witnesses at the scene. Three vehicles were caught in the bridge collapse, according to the prosecutor.

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Haute-Garonne police said three people were seriously injured in the incident, including witnesses who tried to help the victims.

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Among the injured are also two of the 67 firefighters who rushed to the scene, police said. A total of 40 police officers, as well as divers, were sent there.

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“We will do our best to find anyone who is missing,” Haute-Garonne police chief Étienne Guyot said.

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An investigation has been opened into the cause of the bridge collapse.

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This story has been updated to correct the name of the Toulouse prosecutor.

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