Port Everglades lift collapse kills two people, injures one

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Two people died when a scissor lift collapsed at Port Everglades Friday morning.

The Broward County Sheriff's Office says the high-tech platform collapsed at Berth One, trapping three people.

Two died at the scene, the third remains hospitalized in critical condition.

The sheriff's office says the lift was being used to let workers perform maintenance on a bridge that passengers use to disembark at the port's terminal.

The names of the victims have not been released.
 
Investigators are not sure what caused the lift to collapse.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
 


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