A bridge has collapsed dramatically in Minneapolis, sending cars and people into the Mississippi river below.
US news channel Fox New reports that at least 20-30 people are injured and several drivers or pedestrians have been thrown into the water.
Dramatic TV pictures show several sections of the bridge in the river with cars and lorries hanging over the edge of the structure.
Cars and lorries are also in the river while a lorry is on fire on one section of the bridge that is upright.
One US news report says a school bus with children onboard stopped just feet away from abyss.
i cross 1-40 a lot where the mississippi bridge seperates arkansas and tennessee and it too is under construction.