WATCH: Skagit River Bridge Collapse Video — See Shocking Footage Here


Raw Video: Washington State Bridge CollapseThe Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Northwestern Washington State collapsed on Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the river. State troopers are not certain if there were any injuries or deaths. (May 24)2013-05-24T04:23:25.000Z

Live Coverage Skagit River Bridge Collapse 2 Remaining People RemovedA portion of an interstate highway bridge in Washington state collapsed Thursday night, sending cars and people into the water, authorities said. The collapse occurred on the Interstate 5 freeway over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash., about two hours north of Seattle. It was unclear whether or not there were any injuries. "N/B…2013-05-24T04:23:54.000Z

Yesterday, the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state collapsed, sending cars and people into the water.

As you can see from the shocking footage above and images below, both the northbound and southbound lanes on the bridge were affected.

According to the Huffington Post, the bridge spans 1,111 feet and is located 60 miles north of Seattle. Shockingly, a member of the Washington State Department didn’t know when the bridge was last inspected and said “All of our bridges in the area are pretty old.”

Luckily no one was killed, but three people were injured in the incident.


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