A portion of the Interstate 5 bridge submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit River
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US road bridge collapses into Skagit River, Washington

24 May 2013 Last updated at 12:41 BST

Part of a road bridge has collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington.

Vehicles and people were thrown into the water after a section of the Interstate 5 highway collapsed at about 19:00 local time (02:00 GMT).

State officials said three people were rescued and there were no fatalities.

Russell Trott reports.