Bridge Collapses in Washington State

The Atlantic Wire

Late Thursday, a bridge over the Skagit River north of Seattle collapsed, taking at least two cars (and the people inside them) with it. 

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There's not much else out there at the moment, or any word on the condition of those inside the cars. There are a few pictures of the collapse from local news outlets already floating around Twitter: 

PHOTO: North end of I-5 bridge in Seattle collapse. Cars are in the water. Photo via @gina_svh twitpic.com/csqmg3

— WATE 6 News (@6News) May 24, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: The I-5 bridge over the Skagit River has collapsed near Seattle, WA. #Collapse #WA twitter.com/mark_tarello/s…

— Mark Tarello (@mark_tarello) May 24, 2013

@kiro7seattle @gina_svh here is a better one taken from my sister in law who is standing on the dike. twitter.com/hazhauler/stat…

— Josh (@hazhauler) May 24, 2013

We'll update with more as we see it.

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