Europe

Germany: building workers killed in bridge scaffold collapse

Firefighters stand near a collapsed scaffolding  at a highway bridge near Werneck northern Bavaria, Germany Wednesday June 15, 2016. German news agency dpa  is reporting that the scaffolding has collapsed on a highway bridge that was under construction in southern Germany.  ( Nicolas Armer/dpa via AP)

Firefighters stand near a collapsed scaffolding at a highway bridge near Werneck northern Bavaria, Germany Wednesday June 15, 2016. German news agency dpa is reporting that the scaffolding has collapsed on a highway bridge that was under construction in southern Germany. ( Nicolas Armer/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Police say scaffolding has collapsed on a highway bridge that was under construction in southern Germany, killing several workers.

The accident took place Wednesday near Werneck in northern Bavaria, news agency dpa reported. It said that police did not give a specific number of casualties.