THREE people have been injured after a bridge in Washington DC collapsed.
Shocking pictures show that the pedestrian bridge collapsed over a highway, halting dozens of cars.
Photos showed that the bridge had collapsed[/caption]
Dozens of cars were stopped following the collapse[/caption]
At least three people sustained minor injuries, according to authorities.
It is unclear if anyone else has been hurt in the collapse, which took place on Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters checked under the bridge and reported that no one had been trapped.
All lanes of the DC-295 have now been blocked off, Metropolitan Area Transportation Operations Coordination confirmed.
The traffic is currently stretching at least three miles northbound and one-and-a-half miles southbound.
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