Video shows parts of building under demolition collapse near drivers in Brickell

No injuries reported, authorities say

A demolition disaster in Miami-Dade County was caught on camera over the weekend.

Local 10 News obtained video from Only In Dade Saturday that captured parts of a building that was being demolished collapsing near drivers in Brickell.

It happened Saturday at around 2:40 p.m. near Southeast Seventh Street and Brickell Avenue.

Authorities told Local 10 News that demolition crews were working on the One Brickell City Centre when the incident occurred.

According to City of Miami District 2 Commissioner Sabina Covo, there were no injuries reported and the area has since been cleaned up.

“We’ve recently been made aware of a construction incident at the location of 700 Brickell Avenue where debris fell onto a sidewalk at the location but have since been safely removed. There have been no reported injuries,” Officer Kiara Delva, a spokeswoman for the Miami Police Department told Local 10 News in a statement Saturday evening.

Authorities said Miami police officers temporarily blocked Brickell Avenue through South Miami Avenue.

The City of Miami left the following comment on Only In Dade’s Instagram page after the incident occurred:

A City of Miami spokesperson also stated that all debris has been removed from sidewalks in the area.

City of Miami officials confirmed the Florida Department of Transportation has been notified and authorities expect to work with OSHA to complete a full investigation as to what transpired.

About the Authors:

Ryan Mackey is a Digital Journalist at WPLG. He was born in Long Island, New York, and has lived in Sunrise, Florida since 1994.

Samiar Nefzi joined the Local 10 News team in August of 2023.