Police investigate collapse at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

Structural beam collapse at Griffin Road and Federal Highway

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Police are investigating what led to a structural beam collapse Saturday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale.

The incident happened before 2 p.m. Saturday at Griffin Road and Federal Highway.

Investigators said the structural beams being installed within the construction site at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport suddenly came crashing down.

A construction worker suffered a minor injury and had to be treated on the scene. Fortunately, no other injuries were reported, according to police.

A cleanup was underway soon after the incident and nearby railways were shut down.

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