According to EMS officials, one person is dead and three people are missing after the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans that was under-construction collapsed Saturday morning.
A total of 19 people have been treated so far by EMS. They also said that more patients are possible The site is located at the corner of Canal and North Rampart streets.
“It sounded like a, I don’t know how to describe it, like a building coming down,” said Matt Worges, who saw the collapse from a classroom in the Tidewater Building nearby. “It looked like the concrete just slid from the top all the way down to the street,” Worges said. “The concrete just started to slide down the side.” It’s unclear what caused the collapse.
INCREDIBLE VIDEO: Viewer video from Michael Dalle captures the moment the construction site for the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed on Canal Street Saturday morning. No injuries reported. Stay with WWL-TV for more. pic.twitter.com/AxkbniBrZI
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