Building Collapse
USA Today

According to a USA Today report, As many as eight to 10 people are believed trapped in the rubble of two buildings that collapsed in central Wednesday in central Philadelphia.

WPVI-TV reported that at least 10 people have been injured.

Emergency crews quickly closed off access to the site at 22nd and Market Streets and began frantically digging through piles of bricks and concrete. reported that one building apparently housed a Hoagie City shop on the first floor as well as apartment buildings.

The front of an adjacent building housing a Salvation Army thrift shop remained standing, but the back of the structure had collapsed..

The accident happened at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. A building on the block has been under construction.

Contributing: Associated Press

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.