Semi truck strikes railroad bridge, scatters forklifts on I-5

Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 at 5:07 pm    

LAKEWOOD, WA – A semi-truck struck a railroad bridge on Interstate 5 north of Bridgeport Way, scattering its load of forklifts on the interstate last Wednesday.

Washington State Trooper Ryan Burke reported the accident via Twitter at 6:19 p.m. July 8.

The accident slowed traffic, as crews worked to remove debris from the northbound and southbound lanes.

The highway was open again to traffic by 7:47 p.m., according to Burke, and the Department of Ecology arrived on the scene to clean up spilled diesel fuel.

No one was injured in this accident.

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