Semi rig crashes and rolls on I-5, injuring one
Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 2:05 pm
TACOMA, WA – A semi truck crashed and spilled its cargo on the exit ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to northbound Interstate 705 on Friday.
The ramp from NB I-5 to I-705 is blocked with traffic diverted to SR7 extension. Thank you for your patience as we tend to those involved. A tow is en route. – CH https://t.co/EEHmtiwXjD
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) August 28, 2020
Washington State Troopers and Tacoma Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene at around 9:20 a.m., according to KOMO. It is unclear who was injured in the crash, or how extensive their injuries are.
I-5 to I-705 northbound was closed while crews cleaned up the accident.
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