The Skagit River Bridge collapsed on I-5 near Mt. Vernon, Wash., late Thursday. Early reports from the scene say that there are cars and people in the water.

Twitchy will update this post as details emerge.

Update: A prayer circle by the bridge.

Ditto:

Wow:

Rescue efforts continue as night falls:

See also:

Eyewitnesses: Truck may have caused #SkagitBridge collapse; Good news: No fatalities reported

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