Crash causes 6mile backup on I5 north

first_imgA rollover crash on northbound Interstate 5 near the East Fork Lewis River Bridge blocked two lanes of traffic for hours Wednesday afternoon.The crash was first reported about 12:02 p.m., according to an alert from the Washington State Department of Transportation.Maps showed traffic backing up from Milepost 18 to the Salmon Creek area shortly after the crash. Two hours later, officials reported that the backup stretched about 6 miles south on the freeway. Vehicles squeezed by the crash in the left lane.Responders dispatched to the scene found an SUV and travel trailer on their sides. Three people were involved in the crash; one person reportedly suffered minor injuries, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.Crews cleared the crash by about 2:30 p.m., according to WSDOT.last_img

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