Multi-vehicle crash on I-5 in Tacoma causes lane closures and delays
Posted on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 7:27 pm
TACOMA, WA – Authorities responded to a multi-vehicle crash in Tacoma this evening that led to lane closures and delays on I-5, according to the Tacoma Fire Department.
3 Northbound lanes of I-5 are blocked at 56th St due to a 3 car MVA. Alternate routes advised. pic.twitter.com/VpXyJ6PwGI
— Tacoma Fire (@TacomaFire) March 20, 2021
The accident occurred on northbound I-5, near 56th Street, at about 4:30 p.m., when three vehicles collided. One of those vehicles appears to be a silver sedan that sustained significant rear-end damage.
Authorities closed three northbound lanes as they worked the crash.
Drivers were asked to avoid the area due to expected traffic delays.
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