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Skagit River Bridge collapses

The first news of the bridge collapse broke on twitter at 7:11 p.m. PT

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  1. The news was then confirmed by state trooper Mark Francis.
  2. Then the first pictures were soon posted.
  3. Soon people could be seen on top of cars in pictures.
  4. In 40 minutes a large crowd had already gathered near the bridge.
  5. Rescue crews were on the scene within an hour.
  6. Speculation then turned to an over-sized truck stopped at the north end the bridge, which may have struck part of the bridge as it crossed.
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