New Orleans’ Hard Rock Hotel collapses during construction leaving ‘one dead, 20 injured and two others missing’

The Sun 2 months ago

A HARD Rock hotel in New Orleans collapsed today leaving at least one dead, two missing and around 20 others injured.

Horrifying footage showed the moment the 18-storey hotel came crashing down onto the street below while still under construction.

A Hard Rock hotel in New Orleans collapsed today during construction[/caption]

Pedestrians can be seen scrambling for cover as the top floors of the building fell to the ground in a giant cloud of dust.

The large hotel came crumbling down onto Basin Street in the city’s busy French Quarter at around 9am.

At least one person has been reported dead from the accident, a fire chief at the scene told BNO News.

Around 20 others were injured in the collapse and they have been rushed to nearby hospitals.

Emergency workers are preparing to enter the partially collapsed building in the hopes of finding two people who are still unaccounted for.

One man who was previously feared to be missing has been found at a local hospital.

Fire Chief Tim McConnell said only part of the building is considered stable.

A 270ft-tall tall crane looming over the wreckage also is unstable and in danger of collapse further complicating rescue efforts.

Source link
Read also:
New York Post › 2 months ago
One person was killed and three are missing after part of an under-construction hotel collapsed in New Orleans early Saturday. Eyewitness video shows construction workers running for their lives as the upper floors of the Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans...
The Inquisitr › 2 months ago
An accident at the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, currently under construction, has claimed at least one life and injured over a dozen others, The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Rescue workers are still trying to locate a number of people who...
Washington Examiner › 2 months ago
One person is dead and three are still missing after part of the Hard Rock hotel, which is under construction, in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana collapsed.
Fox News › 2 months ago
A Hard Rock Hotel and Casino building under construction in downtown New Orleans partially collapsed on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and injuring several.
UPI › 2 months ago
The Hard Rock Hotel under construction in downtown New Orleans partially collapsed Saturday killing one person and leaving three missing.
Express › 2 months ago
ONE person has died and three are missing after a Hard Rock Hotel building under construction collapsed in New Orleans today.
CBS News › 2 months ago
Rescue crews in New Orleans spent the day searching for a missing worker after a hotel under construction collapsed on the outskirts of the French Quarter. At least two people were killed when the Hard Rock Hotel came crashing to the ground Saturday...
Sputnik International › 2 months ago
At least one person died and several were injured after a hotel under construction with about 45 people working at the site partially collapsed. Three people are reportedly still missing and nearby buildings have been evacuated.
New York Post › 2 weeks ago
A construction worker from Honduras injured during a Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans last month is now facing deportation according to his immigration lawyer, reported. Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma worked at the building and even...
USA Today › Traveling › 2 months ago
The construction of a Hard Rock hotel on Canal Street collapsed Saturday morning in New Orleans. You can watch the harrowing moments here.
Sign In

Sign in to follow sources and tags you love, and get personalized stories.

Continue with Google