Flaming garbage truck blocks all lanes of I-90 eastbound near Preston
Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 at 5:19 pm
PRESTON, WA – A collision that caused a garbage truck to catch fire blocked all lanes of eastbound Interstate 90 near Preston on Tuesday afternoon.
One of our teammates at the scene sent this video of the burnt garbage truck blocking most lanes of eastbound I-90 at Preston. One lane is getting through. Westbound I-90 remains open. pic.twitter.com/EtjpinYVt9
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) July 7, 2020
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the accident occurred around 9:00 a.m. Tuesday.
By 10:00 a.m., Washington State Patrol had closed Exit 22 on I-90 to assist in clearing up the scene. Traffic was heavily delayed on I-90 eastbound as the accident reduced the highway to one lane.
As of 11:00 a.m., all lanes of I-90 have reopened.
No injuries were reported, and it is not clear what caused the accident. Police are investigating.
Updates will be posted as more information becomes available.
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