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Nearby: Car vs semi truck closes northbound I-5 through Bellingham

Scene of car vs semi truck crash in Bellingham on northbound I-5 at Whatcom Creek (May 20, 2019). Source: WSDOT

FERNDALE, Wash. — A crash involving a Honda CRV and a semi truck caused both lanes of northbound I-5 at Whatcom Creek to be blocked about 2:20pm today, Monday, May 20th.

According to Washington State Patrol Trooper Heather Axtman, there were no significant injuries and, as of 2:45pm, tow trucks were enroute to clear the scene. It was expected both lanes would be reopened shortly after they completed their work.

As of 2:50pm, the traffic backup stretched about 4 miles, reaching past the Fairhaven Parkway interchange.

At 3:15pm, the WSP announced both lanes had been reopened.

One Comment

  1. Amy Cloud May 20, 2019

    It’s still pretty much a parking lot on I-5 (as of 4:15p) as far south as exit 252.

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