I-5 bridge collapses in NW Wash.; people in water

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MOUNT VERNON, Wash.- 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.


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