US President Biden is traveling to the scene of the accident today after the partial collapse of a high-rise apartment building in Florida.

He will visit the city of Surfside north of Miami Beach with his wife and get an idea of ​​the extent of the disaster. At least 16 people were killed in the accident. 147 people are still missing. The twelve-story building had partially collapsed last week. The cause is still unclear.

This message was broadcast on July 1st, 2021 on Deutschlandfunk.