Construction accident at Miami-Dade high-rise

Posted at 5:27 PM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 19:20:17-04

Miami Fire Rescue rushed to the scene of a building collapse Wednesday in the Brickell neighborhood.

The incident happened at a luxury high-rise currently under construction near Southeast 14th Lane and Brickell Avenue.

Officials said there were reports of a structural collapse.

Video showed debris strewn across the road and a heavily damaged car.

Splintered wood and other construction material were still hanging from the top floor of the Echo Building, a 60-floor condominium.

NBC 6 Miami reports at least 4 people were injured.

Miami Police said it appeared scaffolding fell from construction site.

Traffic was being closed from 14th to 15th Street on Brickell Avenue.

This story is from our news partner, NBC 6 Miami