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On this day: 12-15-1967

Ohio´s Silver Bridge collapses during rush hour

On this day in 1967, the Silver Bridge across the Ohio River collapsed during rush hour. Dozens of cars fell into the icy water. Forty-six people lost their lives in the accident, and many others were injured. Today, better construction and safety rules make accidents like this one less common.

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Yearmakemodel0-601/4 mileComment
1966AC CarsCobra 427ci/425hp 4spd0.00012.200Car Craft
1964AC CarsCobra 289ci/271hp 4spd5.70014.000Car Life
Yearmakemodel0-601/4 mileComment
1963AC CarsCobra 289ci/271hp 4spd5.80013.800Motor Trend