NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDING TEAM TO INVESTIGATE BRIDGE COLLAPSE IN MINNESOTA

August 1, 2007

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a Go Team to Minneapolis, Minnesota to investigate the collapse of a highway bridge there this evening.

Gary Van Etten has been designated Investigator-in- Charge of the seven member team. NTSB Chairman Mark V. Rosenker will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesman for the on-scene investigation. Terry Williams is the press officer traveling with the team.

Once the team arrives in Minneapolis Thursday morning, Mr. Williams can be reached on his cell phone at (202) 557- 1350.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.