Local police, firefighters helped at site of collapse
By the time Chris Dyson got to Minneapolis last Wednesday evening much of the chaos surrounding the collapse of the I-35W bridge had dissipated. Bystanders and first responders had rescued the people who needed rescuing. Those who needed medical attention were either at the hospital or on their way. People had had a chance to come to terms with the catastrophic failure of one of Minnesota's most vital pieces of transportation infrastructure.