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.
Traffic alert!! Semi struck the railroad bridge, north of Bridgeport Way overpass in Lakewood. Southbound I-5 is blocked. Debris in northbound lanes as well. Troopers on scene attempting to clear. Forklifts scattered on roadway that were on semi. Thanks for your patience.
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) July 9, 2020
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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