A dented upper corner and scrape along the upper side are visible on the "oversize load" equipment casing being hauled by a truck parked southbound as a pair of Wash. State Patrol troopers stand nearby on I-5, Friday, May 24, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below, though all three occupants suffered only minor injuries.
Cab drivers spoke out against new app-based car services during a Seattle City Council meeting Thursday. Companies such as Uber, SideCar and Lyft offer smartphone apps that allow users to book a ride by the touch of a button. Those business operations are mostly unregulated, and their presence in Seattle has led to questions about whether the companies are legal.