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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
1972HurstOldsmobile Cutlass 455ci/300hp 3spd6.80015.200Motor Trend
1970HurstChrysler 300 440ci/375hp 3spd auto7.10015.300Car Life
1969HurstAMC SC/Rambler 390ci/315hp 4spd6.30014.200Car Life
Yearmakemodel0-601/4 mileComment
1969HurstOldsmobile Cutlass 455ci/380hp 3spd auto6.20014.100Car Life
1968HurstOldsmobile Cutlass 455ci/390hp 3spd auto0.00013.770Speed & Supercar