All southbound lanes of I-5 blocked by rolled over semi in Bellingham
Aug 15, 2023, 7:02 AM | Updated: 8:09 am
(Photo from WSDOT)
A semi-truck rolled over on southbound I-5 in Bellingham, sending debris all over the roadway early Tuesday morning, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
The crash was first reported at 3:40 a.m., and images from the scene show the truck on its side near Sunset Drive with what appeared to be drywall scattered across the road.
🚨Semi rollover on SB I-5 @ Sunset Drive
There’s a semi rollover collision on SB I-5 that’s blocking ALL lanes on the mainline and the on-ramp at Sunset Drive in #Bellingham.
Emergency crews are on scene assisting. Consider seeking alternative routes. pic.twitter.com/DnuTiFzUHh
— WSDOT North (@wsdot_north) August 15, 2023
A detour was set up along city streets going from James Street to Iowa Street to Ohio Street and then back onto I-5.