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Motorcycle crash on I-5 in Bellingham could impact evening commute

Scene of a motorcycle crash (October 19, 2021). Source: WSDOT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — First responders were dispatched to the southbound lanes of I-5 near the Ohio Street off-ramp about 4:30pm today, October 19th, due to a report of a motorcycle crash.

According to emergency radio transmissions prior to the crash, law enforcement were advised of a motorcycle southbound from W Bakerview Road that was traveling over 100mph while weaving through traffic

A Washington State Patrol trooper reported the motorcycle had crashed into the grassy area near the Ohio Street off-ramp.

Initial reports from the scene were that the motorcyclist did not appear to have suffered serious injuries.

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The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

As of 4:45pm, traffic in the southbound lanes had backed up about 1.5 miles north of the Sunset Drive interchange.

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