Pedestrian bridge collapses onto Detroit freeway

DETROIT, MI (Toledo News Now) - A pedestrian bridge over a Detroit freeway has collapsed, shutting the roadway in both directions for the morning rush hour period.

Detroit broadcasters report one person was seen on a stretcher following the Friday morning collapse onto the Southfield Freeway.

The road was closed from Interstate-96 to Joy Road.

The Associated Press sent a message seeking information to a state police spokesman. The reason for the collapse wasn't immediately clear.

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