Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans collapsed killing one
The Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans collapsed before it was even finished, killing one. 3 are missing and 18 injured and injuring. 3 are in critical, others are referred to as “walking wounds” New Orleans:
It happened Saturday morning at busy Canal Street in the center of New Orleans, Louisiane, USA
A dangerous rescue mission is underway at the scene of the collapsed Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans Hotel, and officials are evacuating buildings in the area. More people are expected to be trapped.
City leaders closed a large part of the area and were evacuating other buildings near Canal and North Rampart streets because of concerns that more of the Hard Rock Hotel, which was still under construction, could fall.
Some of the injured are tourists passing by in a street car trolley.
The building sweep has three steps, officials said:
- At 12.30 pm drones were sent in to check the stability of the building
- Deploy search dogs to look for people trapped in the rubble
- Enter with first responders