Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapses in New Orleans; 1 dead, several injured

Posted at 1:05 PM, Oct 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-12 13:05:01-04

NEW ORLEANS – One person was killed and at least 18 were injured after a massive collapse at a Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans on Saturday, according to WGNO.

The collapse dumped debris across the road and prompted evacuations at nearby buildings.

Buildings surrounding the collapse were evacuated, and shocked people spilled onto the road as NOPD officers worked to secure the scene.