US bridge collapse sends cars and people into river
Rescue crews survey the scene of a bridge collapse on Interstate 5 on May 23, 2013 near Mt. LOS ANGELES, May 24 – A highway bridge over a river in the northwestern US state of Washington partially collapsed Thursday, sending cars and people plunging into the water below without causing any fatalities. Three people were fished out but there were no reports of serious injuries or fatalities in the incident, which officials said appeared to have been caused by a high-sided truck hitting a bridge span.
Authorities called off the search and rescue operation later Thursday night. We’ve discontinued our search,” Skagit County Sheriff Will Reichardt told reporters.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFM