Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses
Multiple people injured at site in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – Authorities in New Orleans say multiple people were injured when a Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapsed Saturday morning. Emergency management workers tell the Times-Picayune that three people were transported to a hospital and there may be more patients.
The building is on the corner of Iberville and North Rampart streets.
Buildings near the collapse were evacuated.
Matt Worges, a student who was on the 23rd floor of the Tulane School of Public Health told the Times-Picayune that the noise drew his attention to the window.
"It looked like the concrete just slid from the top all the way down to the street," Worges said.
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