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The ship that destroyed the bridge in Baltimore lost power. The crew warned the authorities, but the crash could not be avoided

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The ship that destroyed the bridge in Baltimore lost power.  The crew warned the authorities, but the crash could not be avoided

A view of the freighter Dali that crashed into the Key Bridge in Baltimore.  PHOTO: Reuters

A view of the freighter Dali that crashed into the Key Bridge in Baltimore. PHOTO: Reuters

First, the part of the bridge in the immediate vicinity of the impact collapsed, and shortly afterwards the adjacent bridge sections as well. The ship caught fire after the impact and sank.

A declassified report from the US Cyber ​​and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said Tuesday that the container ship Dali “lost propulsion” as it left the port of Baltimore and warned Maryland state officials of a possible collision. TASR took the information from the portal of American television ABC News.

The crew alerted authorities that they had lost control of the ship, the report said.

“The vessel notified the Maryland Department of Transportation that the crew had lost control of the vessel and a bridge strike was possible,” the report said, adding: “The vessel struck the bridge causing its complete collapse.”

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Part of the Key Bridge (Francis Scott Key Bridge) collapsed on Tuesday around 01:30 local time (6:30 CET) after a ship hit one of the piers.

First, the part of the bridge in the immediate vicinity of the impact collapsed, and shortly afterwards the adjacent bridge sections as well. The ship caught fire after the impact and sank. Several cars were in the water, which according to the chief of the local fire department, James Wallace, was also confirmed by sonar. Their number is not yet known. Boat traffic in the vicinity of the bridge was temporarily suspended.

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