The container ship MV Dali collided with a pillar of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, causing the structure to collapse. (archive photo)

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The US Federal Police opened a criminal investigation into the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26 in Baltimore, according to what the daily newspaper reported. Washington PostThis is cited by officials close to the matter.

The 2.6-kilometre-long pole was most effective after the port-container entered into a collision with one of the pliers in the room available to private the motor door at the moment or the driver to pass by. the bridge.

according to Washington PostFederal investigators want to determine whether the ship's crew left port knowing the ship had serious systems problems.

Officials said, on condition of anonymity, that authorities are reviewing all events that led to the 1,000-foot Singapore-flagged ship losing power as it left Baltimore Harbor and collided with one of the bridge's support piers.

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For its part, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) confirmed in a press release the presence of its agents on board the ship without specifying the reason. The Federal Police simply announced that their agents were carrying out the operation Law enforcement activities authorized by the court.

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