The physique of a person who fell from the Ship Canal Bridge following a Tuesday morning collision was recovered from the water, in line with the Washington State Patrol.

The collision occurred round 5 a.m. after a automobile broke down in the correct lane of southbound Interstate 5. The driving force exited the automobile and was standing on the roadway when a second driver bumped into the stalled automobile, in line with Washington State Patrol Trooper Wealthy Allen. The collision pushed the broken-down automobile into the driving force, vaulting him over the sting of the bridge and into the water. The driving force on scene was arrested on suspicion of driving beneath the affect.

Police are withholding the deceased man’s identify till subsequent of kin has been notified.

The collision brought about each automobiles to roll over, the State Patrol stated. Southbound lanes of Interstate 5 have been closed for roughly three hours, reopening shortly after 8 a.m.

Allen stated police initially acquired conflicting stories about whether or not the opposite driver had been ejected over the bridge or walked away from the scene.