Skagit River Washington State: bridge collapses

Posted on May 23, 2013 • Filed under: North America, Tourist Warning reported that Interstate 5 bridge over a river north of Seattle collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said.

The four-lane bridge over the Skagit River collapsed about 7 p.m., Trooper Mark Francis said. There was no confirmation how many people were in the water, but Skagit County Sheriff’s Department said three people – two men and one woman – were rescued from the water and transported to area hospitals. All three were last reported in stable condition…. Read Article

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