Parking deck collapse in Downtown Detroit: 8 vehicles fall, no injuries

Parking deck partially caves in at 1400 Woodbridge Street

DETROIT - A section of a parking deck caved in Thursday in Downtown Detroit, causing eight vehicles to fall, according to the facility director at Matrix Human Services.

Video shows the top floor of a parking deck at 1400 Woodbridge Street has partially collapsed. It's near the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Rivard Street.

Officials said there were no injuries. Eight vehicles fell through the hole, and another is hanging slightly over the edge.

Part of a parking deck collapsed, causing eight cars to fall. (WDIV)

Aerial images show a collapsed parking deck in Detroit. (WDIV)

A parking deck collapsed in Downtown Detroit. (WDIV)

A parking deck partially collapsed at 1400 Woodbridge Street. (WDIV)

Eight cars fell through a hole during a deck collapse in Detroit, but there were no injuries. (WDIV)

A car was overturned after falling through the hole of a collapsed parking deck in Detroit. (WDIV)

The top level of a parking deck partially collapsed May 3, 2018 in Detroit. (Josh Daunt, WDIV)

The top level of a parking deck partially collapsed May 3, 2018 in Detroit. (Josh Daunt, WDIV)

The top level of a parking deck partially collapsed May 3, 2018 in Detroit. (Josh Daunt, WDIV)

The top level of a parking deck partially collapsed May 3, 2018 in Detroit. (Josh Daunt, WDIV)

There's another level of parking beneath the section that collapsed, but no people or vehicles were on the lower level, officials said.

Here is a statement from the owners of 1400 Woodbridge:

"Owners of 1400 Woodbridge are thankful no one was injured today when a section of the parking facility caved, resulting in eight vehicles falling. The owners are now investigating the situation with building maintenance and working with insurance companies and adjusters. The upper and lower parking lots remain closed at this time for safety reasons. The cars will be towed and damaged will be assessed."

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