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Biden is going to Baltimore this Friday, where the bridge collapsed

US President Joe Biden is going to visit Baltimore on Friday, April 5, where a ship previously crashed into a bridge, causing it to collapse and blocking the local port, as per White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. ⠀ Biden

US President Joe Biden is going to visit Baltimore on Friday, April 5, where a ship previously crashed into a bridge, causing it to collapse and blocking the local port, as per White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

Biden had mentioned before that he planned to visit Baltimore, but did not say when.

“President Biden will travel to Baltimore on Friday to visit the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge,” Jean-Pierre said during a briefing.


The Francis Scott Key Highway Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland, collapsed on Tuesday after the out-of-control Singaporean container ship Dali crashed into it. Officials do not think the bridge was destroyed on purpose; everything indicates a “random coincidence,” according to Biden. The US Department of Transportation estimated the daily loss from the emergency at up to $200 million.random coincidence,” Biden noted. The US Department of Transportation estimated the daily loss from the emergency at up to $200 million.

Transportation Secretary Buttigieg mentioned that six people died in the emergency.

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