>> This is a tragedy that->> Police, on Friday, say they are transitioning from a rescue to a recovery effort for those trapped in a rubble of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed on to several lanes of traffic at Florida International University. Six people were confirmed dead after the newly built bridge crushed vehicles on one of the busiest roads in South Florida on Thursday, the collapse coming just days after the bridge opened.
And with at least eight vehicles still buried and out of reach beneath the rubble, the death toll could rise.>> We exhausted last night all of our search and rescue capabilities in the hopes of finding additional survivors. We used auditory, we used visual, we used our canines, and we've determined that there's no longer any survivors.
That's why we transitioned into this recovery mode.>> Officials say uncertainty about the stability of the remaining sections of the bridge are hampering rescue efforts. Florida Governor, Rick Scott, on Thursday said that investigations were underway to figure out why this happened.>> If anybody's done anything wrong, we'll hold them accountable.
>> The university says the $14 million bridge was designed to withstand a category five hurricane and built to last 100 years.