It has been a week since the Key Bridge collapsed, and one of the lingering thoughts on some people’s minds is of the cars driving over the bridge seconds before the impact.

“Driving over bridges can be one of the common specific phobias because it encompasses a lot of different phobias, fear of height, fear of water and fear of being unable to escape from an open space," says Jyoti Kanwar, a psychiatrist at UMMC.

Some people have always disliked driving on bridges, and for others, this is a new fear. Either way, health experts say people should address it quickly.

“Coming into summer, driving over the bridges is a necessity in our state. This is going to be an issue if not handled correctly at the right time. So I will encourage people to get the help if they need it at this time," says Dr. Kanwar.... Read More: WMAR2NEWS