ARCHIVE VIDEOS: Queen Isabella Causeway Collapse
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:41:07 GMT —
Action 4 News has posted four archive videos following the September 15th, 2001 collapse of the Queen Isabella Causeway.
The fatal accident claimed eight lives.
At the time of the accident, the Rio Grande Valley's KGBT-TV was known as Team 4 News.
The first video features the original report about the causeway collapse by Team 4 News Reporter Patricia Guillermo.
A second video by Team 4 News Reporter Roxanne Lerma shows frustrated tourists stranded on South Padre Island.
The third video is from Team 4 News Reporter Marcy Martinez and features officials who reveal plans to rebuild the causeway following the accident.
A fourth video from Team 4 News Reporter Bart Bedsole shows South Padre Island residents stocking up on groceries and stripping shelves bare at the town's only supermarket.KGBT Archives: Causeway Collapse Strands SPI Visitors KGBT Archives: Reconstruction Planned for SPI Causeway Collapse KGBT Archives: Causeway Collapse Food Shortage