Driver injured after pickup hauling camper rolls over in Everett
Posted on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 at 9:03 pm
EVERETT, WA – A driver towing a camper was injured during a rollover accident in Everett this evening, according to Trooper Rocky Oliphant of the Washington State Police.
The right lane is blocked on NB I-5 in Everett south of 128th Street for a rolled truck and travel trailer. Driver sustained minor injuries. Tows are on the way, but no ETA on opening the right lane yet. pic.twitter.com/8tenVKIlsE
— Trooper Rocky Oliphant (@wspd7pio) March 8, 2021
The crash occurred on northbound I-5, near 128th Street, at about 5 p.m., and involved a black Toyota pickup truck that was carrying a travel trailer. The vehicle rolled over onto its side, with the trailer landing in a wooded area off the right side of the highway.
The driver sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Authorities closed the right lane for the investigation of the collision and did not state when the roads would be opened.
Oliphant reminded drivers not to take photos of the scene while operating a vehicle, and stated that a cell phone ticket is $139.
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