I-5 bridge collapse dumps people, cars in Skagit River
May 23, 2013 at 12:23 a.m.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water.
Trooper Mark Francis said the four-lane bridge collapsed about 7 p.m.
Francis says he has no idea how many people are in the water or whether there are any injuries or deaths.
He did not know what caused the collapse.