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Authorities in South Florida say that one particular person has been injured after a small airplane crashed onto a bridge on Saturday afternoon.
WTVT-TV reported that the crash occurred on the Haulover Inlet Bridge that connects Haulover Beach to Bal Harbour in Miami-Dade County.
The Bay Harbor Islands Police Department closed the world to site visitors as emergency providers responded to the crash.
Smoke and flames may very well be seen on video taking pictures out from the airplane’s wreckage as onlookers watched the scene unfold.
“A single-engine Cessna 172 lost engine power and crashed on the Haulover Inlet Bridge on Route A1A in Bal Harbour, Fla., around 1:00 p.m. local time today,” The Federal Aviation Administration stated in an announcement to Fox News Digital. “There were three people onboard. The aircraft struck a vehicle on the bridge with three people inside. The aircraft departed from Fort Lauderdale International Airport with a planned destination of Key West International Airport.”
The FAA added that it is going to be investigating the crash together with the National Transportation Safety Board.
The particular person injured within the crash has been taken to an area hospital with severe accidents, in accordance with WSVN-TV.