Pistons coach Saunders avoids Minnesota bridge collapse
DETROIT -- Road construction put Detroit Pistons coach Flip Saunders on the 10th Avenue bridge Wednesday in Minneapolis.
The detour perhaps saved his life.
"I usually take the 35W bridge, but the ramp was closed," Saunders said Thursday from Minneapolis in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "My daughter was driving in a car right behind me when the bridge collapsed -- about 20 yards away from us. It sounded like a bomb when it dropped.
"I got out of my car ...
Read full story
MINNEAPOLIS BRIDGE COLLAPSE
• Vikings' Wilf to donate money to bridge victims
• Minneapolis bridge collapse stuns city's sports scene
• Twins-Tribe to play weekend series
• Pistons coach avoids bridge collapse
• Champions Tour event will be played on schedule
• Bridge collapse postpones Twins game
• Twins, Royals play on despite tragedy
• Upload video to i-CAUGHT | The collapse
• Slideshow: The survivors
• Good Morning America: Collapse survivors
• The perilous state of highways
• Complete video coverage