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People look on Thursday after the Interstate 5 bridge collapsed over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash. AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Rick Lund

I-5 bridge collapses north of Seattle; people in water

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MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — An 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 immediate estimate of how many people were in the water or whether there were any injuries or deaths, he said.

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