Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Bridge Collapse

For those who know that we live in MN. Neither Doug or I travel across the 35W bridge over the Mississippi in our normal commute. I do work a few miles south of the bridge and some of my co-workers do cross that bridge during their commute. At this time, we are not aware of any of our co-workers or friends being on the bridge at the time of the collapse. This bridge is near downtown and the collapse happened in the middle of rush hour. Currently, there are six confirmed deaths.

Vicky ( aka Momma)

11 comments:

Holly said...

I have been watching CNN and saw this on the Yahoo home page! I immediately called my sister up there, and checked on them. They are all ok too. I then thought of you and so am very glad to know you are ok. We will be praying for all those who are involved in this horrible accident! And hope it is none of your friends or co-workers. Our hearts go out to all those involved. I am just horrified!

Holly
(and her human Jan)

Tasha & Eva said...

Holly, thanks for thinking of us. I'm glad to hear that your sister is safe. There is always a sigh of relief when you manage to reach those you care about.
Unfortunately, there are now seven confirmed deaths. They have have temporarily stopped searching the river and will resume in the morning. There was a school bus on the bridge. A few of the kids were injured but none were serious(I think).

Katherine and Pippa, said...

EEeeeek! That looks terrible.

So pleased that you and friends and family are ok.

Let's hope the number of deaths doesn't increase.

Pippa and Kate

The Army of Four said...

We're so glad you're all OK. Our hearts and prayers go out to your community!
Love,
Amber

Marvin - Braveheart Hound said...

Came by your Blog via Holly's. So pleased you are all safe, even though we do not know you, everyone there at the tragedy is in our thoughts. It was headlines on our BBC TV news this morning.

What a shock.

love and light from Jeannie and Marvin xxxxxx in Scotland xxxxx

Peanut said...

We saw this on the news last night. It is a terrible accident.

Sparky said...

That's horrible! I'm glad you guys weren't on it. What a terrible accident...

Sparky

Tadpole said...

I'm so happy you guys are safe! I worry about our other blogging friends (and their families and friends) who live up there....

Ginger said...

T&E

Thanks for letting us know you & your people are safe & sound. What a terrible thing!

Ginger & her mom

Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

We are so glad you are okay and that your mom and dad are okay too!! You better keep them at home for good now.

Steve and Kat

Tasha & Eva's Momma said...

Thanks to everyone for your thoughts. There was one person from my company on the bridge. He was injured and is still hopitalized. Another (whose desk is close to mine) was 400 yards from being on the bridge.

The families of those killed or injured continue to be foremost in our thoughts. Everyone here, whether they were in the area or not, has been deeply affected by this tragedy.

Vicky (Momma)